FLORENCE, Ariz. — Pinal County Sheriff’s officials are investigating an apparent hit-and-run accident in Florence that has left a woman dead.

The sheriff’s office received a call before 6 a.m. Thursday about a body found on Cooper Road just north of Arizona Farms Road.

When deputies arrived, they found a woman’s body on the side of the road.

Sheriff’s investigators say the victim may have been hit by a car sometime after 9 p.m. Wednesday.

They believe the vehicle involved likely has front-end damage on the passenger side and possible windshield damage.

The name of the victim is being withheld by authorities, but they say she’s between the ages of 35 and 45.