Minneapolis police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a woman on the city's north side on New Year's Eve and then fled.

KARE-TV reports authorities were called to Lyndale Avenue North and 39th Avenue North just before 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Officers arrived to find a woman on Lyndale who was dead at the scene.

A vehicle apparently had hit the woman as she was crossing the street.

Police are searching for a light-blue vehicle.

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