BELLMORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 52-year-old woman was killed after being hit by a car while crossing a major roadway on Long Island early Sunday morning, authorities say.

Nassau County police say the woman was crossing Sunrise Highway in Bellmore at around 1 a.m. when she was hit by a car travelling eastbound.

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The woman was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead.

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The name of the victim was not immediately known.

Police say the driver remained at the scene and is not expected to face charges.

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An investigation is ongoing.