Elderly woman dies after being struck by car near Walgreens

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — An 89-year-old woman who was struck by a car near Walgreens at 92nd and Beloit Wednesday evening, April 3rd has died as a result of her injuries.

According to police, the woman stepped into the roadway and was not in a crosswalk when she was struck by a vehicle driven by a 45-year-old man

The woman was conveyed to a hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries.

A friend of the victim told FOX6 News the woman lives near Walgreens and was on her way to the store to do some shopping. The woman’s friend says her son was supposed to pick her up, but she got tired of waiting on him and decided to walk home.

FOX6 News is told the driver of the car that allegedly hit the woman remained at the scene. Police say the driver was not cited or arrested.

Police say alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in this incident.

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