Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run at I-465 and Pendleton Pike

Photo from the scene of the hit-and-run.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run Friday night in near Lawrence.

Officers responded to the scene at Pendleton Pike and I-465 around 7 p.m. on a report of an accident with injury.

Police say a pedestrian was struck by a car and was taken to Methodist hospital in critical condition. The driver fled the scene in what is believed to be a black vehicle. The driver may have gone north on I-465.

Around 10 p.m., police confirmed the victim died.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS.