Police say at about 3 a.m., 38-year-old Shaneka Woods was hit in the roadway at the intersection of Orange Avenue and the Ella T Grasso Boulevard. The vehicle that hit her then fled the scene.
Woods was then struck again by another car but that driver remained on scene and spoke with police.
Woods was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.
An investigation is now underway. Police ask anyone who witnessed the accident or who has information on the hit and run to contact them at 203-946-6304.