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UPDATE: Authorities say 25-year-old Woonsocket woman murdered

Officials discover body on highway near Yankton

Yankton County death might be hit-and-run fatal

YANKTON (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a person whose body was found on a highway east of the city of Yankton.

The Yankton County Sheriff's Office says a preliminary investigation indicates the person was the victim of a vehicle hit-and-run. The body was found shortly before 4 a.m. Friday.

Authorities did not immediately identify the victim.

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