HOUSTON- A suspected drunk driver fatally hit a woman crossing the street in northeast Houston early Sunday morning.

According to the Houston Police Department, the incident happened around 2:30 a.m. on McCarty Street at Amarillo Street when a woman was attempting to cross McCarty Street not at a crosswalk.

HPD said a man in his 40s hit the woman, killing her. The driver was in a Mercedes.

HPD found the driver to be intoxicated, and he was arrested.

Since the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk, the driver may only face DUI charges. The woman was in her 50s.