A motorcyclist who hit and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning in Elko New Market and then drove off was later caught and arrested, according to police.

At 2:24 a.m. Sunday, a 24-year-old woman was struck by a motorcycle in the 9700 block of Main St. in Elko New Market.

She was pronounced dead at the scene after authorities tried to save her, according to police.

The motorcyclist rode away after hitting the woman, but the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the Elko New Market police department conducted an investigation and found the suspect, who was arrested and booked at the Scott County jail. Charges are pending.

The case is still being investigated by both agencies along with the Hennepin County medical examiner’s office.

ERIN ADLER