A Sugar Creek woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle in the roadway early Thursday morning in Jackson County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 37-year-old Ocalla V. Snyder of Sugar Creek was standing in the roadway around 12:30 a.m., when she was struck by an unknown westbound vehicle on Truman Road (Missouri 12), east of Stark Avenue (Blue Township).

The vehicle then left the scene of the crash.

Snyder was pronounced deceased on the scene by AMR Paramedic Christina Klein at 12:45 a.m. The body was taken to the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office.

Jackson County Deputies assisted the Patrol.

The accident occurred just a couple of miles southwest of Sugar Creek.