DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman died Sunday morning after Dallas police said she was hit while walking on a sidewalk by a driver who then fled the crash scene.

Police said the incident happened at around 3:15 a.m. as the victim, 37-year-old Christine Holland, was walking on a sidewalk in the 2600 block of Walnut Hill Lane.

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According to police, the suspect was driving along the road when, for an unknown reason, the suspect left the roadway and onto the sidewalk, hitting the victim.

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Holland was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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Police said the driver left the crash scene before first responders arrived. The incident is under investigation.