Police are asking for the public's help locating the person responsible for a fatal hit and run that left a woman dead in Casco.

The Portland Press Herald reports the accident happened Sunday evening on Route 302 in Casco. A 56-year-old woman was struck and killed by a passing motorist as she was walking near the Naples town line just after 6:00. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has not released the victim's name, pending notification of her family.

At this point, investigators are not sure what type of vehicle hit the pedestrian, but evidence gathered at the scene suggest that it was a Volkswagen. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff's office at 800-501-1111 or 800-266-1444.