PHOENIX -- Phoenix police say a 49-year-old woman apparently was hit by a vehicle before her body was found dead on a street.
The body of Patricia Anne Herrera was found by a passer-by at about 2 a.m. Thursday in the area of Thomas Road near 28th Avenue.
Sgt. Steve Martos said the vehicle that hit Herrera may have been maroon in color.
Her death is being investigated as a hit-and-run.