This morning officers discovered a hit-and-run victim near the I-40 service road and Alice Street.

Around 4:40am this morning a vehicle struck a pedestrian and fled the area and did not stop to render aid.  Officers who arrived on the scene found a 28-year-old woman who had just been hit by a vehicle.

The victim was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries.  The victim was identified a 28-year-old Jana Rae Pitman of Nederland, Texas.  She was in Amarillo visiting a friend that lives in the area.

The vehicle involved is possibly red with front passenger side damage.  If you have any information on this incident you are asked to call Amarillo Police at 806-378-3038 or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400.