THE BRONX, New York (WABC) -- Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a woman who had pulled over on the Bruckner Expressway early Sunday in the Bronx.
The victim, a 32-year-old woman, was standing outside of her vehicle near Exit 51 of the Bruckner Expressway when she was struck by an unknown vehicle that didn't stop.
According to officials, the collision, which happened just before 1:20 a.m., caused the woman to be thrown from the elevated Bruckner Expressway to Bronx River Avenue below.
The victim was transported to Jacobi Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.
Police determined the victim had gotten into an earlier collision with another vehicle when she got out of her car to investigate and was struck by the unknown car.