Milton woman, 78, hit and killed by car


MILTON (FOX 25 / A 78-year-old Milton woman died on Friday night after being hit by a car.

Police say the woman was hit by a Jeep heading north on Highland Street toward Mattapan just before 5 p.m.

When police arrived at the scene the woman was lying in the road in traumatic arrest. She was rushed Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.

Police say it appears the woman was in the middle of the road when she was hit. They do not believe speed was a factor in the fatal accident.

An investigation is ongoing. No charges have been filed at this time.