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Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Helena

Posted at 1:50 PM, Dec 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-01 15:51:55-05

HELENA – A Helena woman died after being hit by a car Friday night.

According to the Helena Police Department, at 7:55 p.m., a 911 call was received of a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of McHugh and Roadrunner.

The pedestrian was taken by ambulance to St. Peter Hospital, where she later died.

Assistant Chief of Police Steve Hagen issued a press release, stating:

“The initial investigation determined that a 77-year-old female from Helena and two other pedestrians were crossing from McHugh, eastbound at Roadrunner.

The woman was struck by a vehicle that was traveling northbound on McHugh.

The vehicle was driven by a 37-year-old female from Helena.

The name of the deceased pedestrian will not be released at this time and may be released by the coroner’s office at a later time.

The intersection was closed for approximately two hours during the investigation. No citations have been issued at this time and the investigation is ongoing. No further details will be released at this time.”

There is no word at this time of any of the other people being injured.”

We will update you when we get more information.

-Evelyn Schultz reporting for MTN News