MID-CITY (CBSLA) – Police are searching for a driver who struck and killed a 36-year-old woman on a Mid-City street in the early morning hours Tuesday.

At around 2:20 a.m., the victim was in a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a vehicle traveling south on Crenshaw Boulevard at the intersection with Washington Boulevard, according to Los Angeles police.

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Police say the vehicle fled the scene.

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Officers and firefighters arrived to find the woman dead at the scene. Her name was not released.

Witnesses told investigators that a man was behind the wheel of the suspect vehicle, which was described as a light-colored four-door Ford sedan, police said. No further details were confirmed.

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Anyone with more information is asked to call police at 213-473-0234.