Posted on Aug 10, 2023

Woman fatally struck by vehicle in northeast Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Albuquerque police were called to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident late Monday night, reports KOB.

A woman was pushing a shopping cart in the northbound lane of Pennsylvania Street near Mountain Road NE sometime before 11:20 p.m., investigators said.  She was hit there by a northbound silver Volkswagen sedan.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police said the driver who hit her drove away without stopping to help.

Investigators believe driver speed and pedestrian error were contributing factors in the incident.  Police are continuing their investigation.