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This post was updated Monday at 2:20 p.m. with additional information.

A 22-year-old woman was killed after being struck by a car in Aspen Hill, police said in a news release. 

Officers responded to the scene at 7:37 p.m. Sunday, police stated. The pedestrian, identified as Ruth Noemi Bermudez-Chavez, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

According to officials, Bermudez-Chavez was struck by a northbound blue 2002 Ford Taurus at Georgia and Hewitt avenues.   

Police said the driver remained on the scene. 

According to police, the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact detectives at the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620.