CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a woman is dead after she was hit by an SUV while crossing University City Boulevard early Wednesday morning.

It happened near the 8100 block of University City Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. Investigators closed University City Boulevard eastbound from Chancellor Park Drive to Shopping Center Drive until 4:30 a.m as CMPD's Major Crash Investigation Unit processed the scene.

Police said the victim appeared to be a woman leaving her job as a Target employee. The driver of the SUVthat hit her will not be charged. Police say the driver was not speeding and was passing through a green light at the time of the deadly crash.

Drivers traveling through the area should not expect to see delays for the morning commute.

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