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Virginia State Police say a woman was killed in an overnight hit and run on I-581 North in Roanoke, betwen Orange Ave. and the Liberty Street Bridge.

Officials say 44-year-old Lori Alls of Roanoke lost control of her car, spun around and struck the wall on the left side of the road. She was uninjured in the original crash, but was struck by an unknown vehicle while crossing to the right shoulder of the road and died at the scene.

Police say evidence suggests the vehicle that fled the scene is a passenger car, small truck or SUV. Authorities are asking that insurance companies and body shops notify police if they service a vehicle with right front and mirror damage. The damage will include the headlight, marker light, right front fender and passenger mirror.

Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to notify the Virginia State Police Salem Division at 1-800-542-5959 or by dialing #77 on a cell phone, or emailing questions@vsp.virginia.gov

Continue reading for the full press release from Virginia State Police

SALEM, Va. – The Virginia State Police Senior Trooper J. L. Cornett is investigating a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 581. The crash occurred a half mile north of Orange Ave at 10:00 pm on June 22, 2016 on the north side of Interstate 581 in the City of Roanoke. A 2002 Chevrolet Malibu lost control, spun around and struck the Jersey Wall on the left side of the roadway. The driver was uninjured and exited the vehicle. The female driver of the wrecked car attempted to cross the roadway to the right shoulder, when she was struck by another vehicle which fled the scene. The 2002 Chevrolet was driven by Lori Diane Alls, 44, of Roanoke, Va. Ms. Alls was uninjured in the original crash, but was struck by an unknown vehicle while crossing to the right shoulder of the roadway and died at the scene. Virginia State Police Crash Reconstruction Team and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation were called to assist with the hit and run. Evidence at the scene suggests the vehicle that fled the scene will be a passenger car, small truck or SUV. Virginia State Police are asking that Insurance Companies and Body Shops notify the State Police if they service a vehicle with right front and mirror damage. The damage will include the headlight, marker light, right front fender and passenger mirror. Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to notify the Virginia State Police Salem Division at 1-800-542-5959 or by dialing #77 on a cell phone, or emailing questions@vsp.virginia.gov.