NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A hit-and-run left a woman dead late Wednesday in Morningside Heights.

Police were called around 6 p.m. to Amsterdam Avenue and 113th Street after a driver in a black sport-utility vehicle hit the woman. The driver took off, police said.

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The victim, who was in her 40s, was rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital around the corner, where she was pronounced dead.

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The woman’s identity had not been released late Wednesday.

No one was in custody in the incident as of late Wednesday night.

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