Pedestrian struck and killed by hit-and-run driver in Tacoma, police say

TACOMA, Wash. -- Police were investigating the fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian in the 8700 block of South Hosmer Street Thursday night.

Police said the incident occurred at about 7:15 p.m. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver was at large.

There was no suspect or suspect-vehicle description provided by police. No details on the victim were released.

The southbound lanes of South Hosmer Street were closed from South 84th to South 96th Street for the investigation.