The hit-and-run crash happened about 1:30 a.m. Saturday on the 4700 block of North Sheridan Road near Lawrence Avenue, police said.
Killed was Beverly Akerson, of the 1200 block of North Laramie Avenue, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office.
A nearby camera captured the image of a light-colored sedan traveling south on Sheridan Road, according to a community alert. The front of the vehicle may have front end damage.
Anyone with information on the accident is asked to call the police's Major Accident Investigation Unit at (312) 745-4521.