A senior citizen was apparently struck and killed by a motor vehicle Friday morning on Dean Street.

Police say 85-year-old Theresa Marby of 43 Spring St. was found lying in the middle of the road at about 9:30 a.m. and was taken to Berkshire Medical Center in North Adams, where she was pronounced dead.

IBerkshires.com reports investigators believe that Marby was the victim of a hit-and-run. An autopsy to determine the cause of death will be performed Sunday at office of the medical examiner in Holyoke.

Marby was a longtime member of the VFW Auxiliary in Adams and frequently attended Memorial Day services.

Anyone who may have information related to this incident is asked to call the Adams Police Department at 413-743-1212 or the state police detectives at 413-499-1112.