NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.

It happened on the southbound side of the roadway early Monday morning.

Police say a woman was walking along the side of the road around 5 a.m. when she was hit by a vehicle and killed. The car remained at the scene and so far, no arrests have been made.

It still not clear why the woman was walking on the roadway.

Two southbound lanes of the Major Deegan are blocked near 233rd Street as police continue to investigate. Drivers are being urged to use alternate routes.

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