HAMMONTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman leaving Christmas Eve Mass in New Jersey was struck and killed by a minivan while crossing the street.
Hammonton police that the 77-year-old woman was struck by a Chevy Venture after leaving St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic church in Hammonton on Wednesday evening.
Hammonton police say the crash occurred at around 5:30 p.m. on Route 206 while the woman was trying to get to her car.
She was taken to the hospital by an ambulance and was pronounced dead a short time later.
The 50-year-old driver stopped at the scene. Police say no charges have been filed.
The investigation is ongoing.