STERLING HEIGHTS (WWJ) – Authorities say a 30-year-old Sterling Heights woman has died after she was hit by an SUV while trying to cross a road.

Police say the woman was crossing 15 Mile Road, west of Ryan Road, just before 11 p.m. Wednesday when she was struck by a  Jeep Grand Cherokee.

The woman was taken to Troy Beaumont Hospital where she later died.

The driver of the SUV, a 32-year-old Madison Heights resident, stopped at the scene and was interviewed by police.

Investigators say alcohol and drugs are not factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.