NEW YORK (WABC) -- A woman was fatally struck while walking on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx Monday morning.
The 49-year-old woman was struck while walking in the southbound lanes at East 233rd Street njust past Exit 13 at about 5:45 a.m.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 70-year-old driver of the 2006 Chevy sedan that struck the woman stopped at the scene. No charges were immediately filed.
It is not clear why the woman was walking on the highway.
There were major traffic delays through the area, from Yonkers heading into the Bronx.
Woman fatally struck while walking on Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx