UPDATE (August 17 1:24 p.m.):
The pedestrian that died after being struck on Eastern Boulevard this morning has been identified as 44-year-old Lisa Renee Strine.
Crash Team investigators continue to work to identify the suspect in this case.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.
UPDATE (August 17 9:26 a.m.):
The suspect vehicle has been located unoccupied in Baltimore City.
Baltimore County Police are still seeking information on the driver of the vehicle or the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.
Eastern Boulevard has been re-opened.
Original release (August 17 8:43 a.m.):
Baltimore County Police are investigating a Monday morning hit and run crash in Essex that left a woman deceased.
At 5:30 a.m., police responded to Eastern Boulevard at Virginia Avenue for a serious crash. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a seriously injured adult female pedestrian. She was declared deceased at the scene.
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a white Nissan Murano struck the female pedestrian and fled the scene, west-bound on Eastern Boulevard. The Nissan should have front end damage.
The name of the pedestrian will be released after notification of next of kin.
West-bound Eastern Boulevard remains closed in the area of the crash while it is investigated..
The incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.