HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KAKE) - Hutchinson police say 29-year-old Nikia Thomas has died after being hit by a vehicle Thursday night.

The incident happened at around 8:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Severance. Police said Thomas was walking north when a northbound vehicle driven by a 51-year-old man struck her. 

The woman was transported to a Wichita hospital where she later passed away.

Criminal charges have not been filed but the incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Traffic Officer Boudreaux at (620) 694-2854.