NOVATO (BCN) — An elderly woman was killed after being hit by a car while walking across the street in Novato Friday evening, police said.

Novato police said officers responded at 6:10 p.m. to reports of a collision along Center Rd. near South Novato Blvd. and found a pedestrian who had apparently been struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Center.

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Officers immediately began first aid before Novato Fire Protection District medics arrived to continue life-saving efforts. The 76-year-old woman was taken to a trauma facility where she died of her injuries.

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The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Police said it did not appear alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision. Center Rd. was closed for approximately two hours as the scene was processed.

Police did not say whether the woman was in a crosswalk when she was struck.

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The victim’s identity will not be released until her family is notified. Anyone with information about the collision was encouraged to call the Novato Police Department at 415-897-4361.