DEER PARK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A 57-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in a fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian in Deer Park, Long Island, police said.

Irene Caldarero, 57, of Deer Park, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. She struck a woman crossing Deer Park Avenue at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. Caldarero stopped briefly, but drove off before police arrived, authorities said. The victim has not been identified.

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Witnesses gave a description of the vehicle. Authorities say they arrested the woman after they spotted her car.

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Caldarero was awaiting arraignment Sunday, and it wasn’t clear if she had an attorney. Police are asking anyone with information to call their tips hotline at 800-220-TIPS.

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