CHICAGO (CBS) — Aurora police are trying to find the driver who crashed into a cyclist and left her to die.
A Kane County Sheriff’s deputy was driving around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday, when he noticed a bicycle in a grassy area on Edgelawn Drive just south of Prairie Street.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Monday Brings Wind, Blast Of Cold Air
The deputy then found 61-year-old Elizabeth Kakoczki lying in the patch of trees nearby. He performed CPR until paramedics arrived.
Kakoczki was rushed to the hospital, but was pronounced dead.READ MORE: Multiple Juveniles Arrested During Large Gathering, Fights Near Millennium Park
Aurora police determined Kakoczki was riding her bike when she was hit by a vehicle which fled the scene.MORE NEWS: Murray throws for 2 TDs, runs for 2 as Cardinals beat Bears
Anyone with information about the hit-and-run was asked to call Aurora police at 630-256-5330, or Crime Stoppers at 630-892-1000.