Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident after a 68-year-old woman was run over and killed at a pedestrian crossing in Tsuru, Yamanashi Prefecture, on Thursday night. The woman was identified as Mikiko Nakamura.
Police received an emergency call at around 8 p.m. from an eyewitness who said that a woman had been run over by a vehicle resembling a small truck. An eyewitness told police that the woman was struck from behind by the truck that had turned right at the intersection. The truck kept going toward the Tsuru interchange of the expressway.© Compiled from news reports