Pedestrian Fatally Hit By Car in North Highlands

NORTH HIGHLANDS -- Authorities are investigating the death of a woman after she was fatally hit by an SUV early Tuesday morning.

The incident happened at Elkhorn Blvd and Walerga Road around 4:45 a.m.

An SUV travelling eastbound on a green light on Elkhorn Blvd. struck the woman who reportedly ran out into the street.

The driver remained at the scene and is being questioned along with other witnesses.

Eastbound Elkhorn Blvd. will be shut down through the remainder of the investigation. Authorities ask that drivers take Don Julio or Antelope Road to get around the area.

Update: Roadways opened up at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday.