NORTH LINDENHURST - Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed an Amityville woman overnight in North Lindenhurst.

Christina Ramdas, 22, was struck in the westbound lanes of Route 109 near Wellwood Avenue at around 3:30 a.m. Police say the driver struck Ramdas and sped away.

Ramdas lived less than a mile from where she was hit. A friend of Ramdas tells News 12 Long Island that Ramdas had been in a car with her boyfriend but that she was told to get out of the vehicle after a fight.

Police are still investigating the circumstances of the situation.

The road was closed for hours as police investigated. The scene has since been cleaned andreopened.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS