The accident occurred at the in intersection of Cedarbridge Avenue and MLK Drive.
Hatzolah transported the patient to MMCSC, where he was pronounced dead. Misaskim was not summoned.
The deceased is said to be approximately 45 years old.
The driver who struck the pedestrian fled the scene, but was apprehended approximately 45 minutes later in the area of John Street. She was taken in to police headquarters for questioning.
Cedarbridge Avenue is shut in the area.