Cab driver sought in deadly Upper East Side hit-and-run

NEW YORK - Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run collision involving a yellow cab on Manhattan's Upper East Side this morning.

It happened just after 5 a.m. near the intersection of 68th Street and Lexington Avenue.

Police say the victim possibly walked between two parked vehicles into the street when the collision occured.

She was taken to New York Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Polie say the cab driver fled the scene.

The woman's identity has not been released.

The New York City Tax and Limousine Commission said it's helping the NYPD with the investigation.

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