Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Missoula

Missoula police car
Posted at 10:48 AM, Jan 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-29 14:35:28-05

MISSOULA — Police in Missoula responded early Saturday morning to a call of a vehicle striking a pedestrian at South Avenue and 26th Street.

As deputies arrived just after midnight, other parties were giving CPR to a woman in her 60s.

Despite their efforts, the woman died at the scene.

Missoula Police Sgt. Ben Slater said the driver has been identified and is cooperating with the investigation.

The identity of the woman has not been released as of Saturday morning.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision or observed the area just prior to the collision to call Detective Griesse at 406-552-6282.