CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) - Chattanooga police are investigating the death of a woman hit by a van on Old Lee Highway.

It happened Thursday evening on the 8000 block of Old Lee Highway, near Lee Highway Grocery.

Traffic investigators say the woman was walking in the area and stepped out into traffic.

She was hit by a cargo van traveling north.

Ronald Roberts, who if familiar with the woman and her family, drove the victim's brother to the scene. He says the woman would frequently walk the area,  and had just left the produce stand her family runs.

"They had just got into a little argument he said," Ronald Roberts told Channel 3 on scene, "and she left, and then they got a phone call that somebody had been hit down here and she hadn't made it to her destination yet."

Traffic investigators closed several blocks of Old Lee Highway to recreate the scene.

It's not known at this time if the driver is at fault.

Police have not released the woman's name.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this developing story.