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.

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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.

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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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