NORTH PLATTE — A person was struck by a vehicle and killed at Willow and Rodeo Road on Friday morning.

At 6:43 a.m., a witness called 911 to report that someone had been hit by a car at that intersection. The caller said the driver had left the scene.

The person who was struck was taken by ambulance to the emergency room at Great Plains Health. They were pronounced dead at the hospital. Officers quickly located who they believe is the driver and vehicle from the incident.

Police declined to release names of the person who was killed or the driver. Public Information Officer Beth Kerr said that the investigation is still ongoing, and police will release more details as they become available.

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