Woman fatally struck by car while crossing street in Elkhart
ELKHART, In. - An Elkhart woman was hit and killed while crossing the street late Sunday night.
Police said that Amelia Cecilia Vasquez-Palma was crossing U.S. 33 near County Road 13, not far from Concord Mall, Just after 10 p.m. Sunday. She was hit by a vehicle heading southeast on U.S. 33.
Vasquez-Palma was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Police say Vasquez-Palma was in a non-pedestrian crossing area and didn't have a signal to cross and was wearing dark clothes.
Officials also say the driver of the vehicle had a green light, and Vasquez-Palma walked in their path.
In a press release, police identify the driver as a woman from Elkhart. According to that release, she wasn't cited at the scene.
Police are still investigating this crash.