Fairfield police (generic)

FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) - Fairfield police are investigating after a woman was killed in a hit-and-run Saturday night. 

Police say the woman was struck and killed in the area of 2000 Redding Road between 7:30-7:45 p.m. 

The vehicle responsible is described as a green Jeep Wrangler with its top off and doors on with a large American flag flying from the rear. 

The vehicle was last seen traveling northbound on Redding Road, police said.

Police say there may be damage to the front right portion of the vehicle. 

Police identified the victim as Marileidy Morel Araujo, 32, of Matamoras, Pennsylvania. She was visiting family in the area.

Residents in the area that have surveillance cameras that may have captured the incident or the suspect vehicle are asked to contact police. 

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Sergeant Michael Paris at 203-254-4862.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting "FPD" and your information to CRIMES (274637) or by going to www.fpdct.com/tips

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