Woman killed in hit-and-run crash on highway in central Marin

A woman was killed in a hit-and-run collision on northbound U.S. Highway 101 just north of the Interstate Highway 580 transition ramp in central Marin this morning, the California Highway Patrol said.

Officers found the woman's body in the slow lane of Highway 101 around 6 a.m. with what they described as significant trauma consistent with being struck by a vehicle, according to the CHP.

The officers closed the two right lanes of Highway 101 in order to do an investigation. All lanes were re-opened around 8:15 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at (415) 924-1100 during business hours or (707) 551-4100 after hours.