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Bicyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Aurora

Elizabeth Kakoczki, 61, was given CPR by police and then taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

A screenshot of video shows the location where a 61-year-old was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday on Edgelawn Road and Prairie Street in west suburban Aurora.
A screenshot of video shows the location where a 61-year-old was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday on Edgelawn Road and Prairie Street in west suburban Aurora.
Aurora police

A 61-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday while she was riding a bike in west suburban Aurora.

A sheriff’s deputy noticed a bicycle in the grass about 1:20 a.m. on Edgelawn Road at Prairie Street and located a woman in nearby trees, Aurora police said in a statement.

The woman, identified as Elizabeth Kakoczki of Aurora, was given CPR by police and then taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Investigators determined the woman was struck by a vehicle that left the scene, police said.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Aurora police at 630-256-5330.