Woman, 74, struck and killed by car in Mayfair

December 16, 2011 9:57:35 AM PST
A 74-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car on Friday morning in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia.

It happened around 10:00 a.m. at the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Lansing Street.

The victim was pronounced dead less than an hour later at the hospital.

Police have not yet released the woman's name.

Investigators say the car that hit the woman remained at the scene.

There was no word yet on how this accident happened.