NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — An investigation is underway after a woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash along Murfreesboro Pike in South Nashville Monday morning.

The Metro Nashville Police Department said officers were called to the 1100 block of Murfreesboro Pike near East Thompson Lane around 5:45 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 30.

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Police said the woman, identified as 60-year-old Denise Gordon of Nashville, was found in the grass median on Murfreesboro Pike.

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A passerby reportedly called police after he saw the woman lying in the median. He told News 2 he tried to help her before officers arrived.

Investigators are now searching for a 2009-2013 Infiniti FX35 which is believed to be responsible for the crash. Police released surveillance photos of the SUV.

Authorities said the woman was brought to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she died.

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Murfreesboro Pike was temporarily closed to traffic in both directions, but all lanes have since reopened.

Police urge anyone with information about this deadly incident to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

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