Welland pedestrian struck and killed while crossing street

Police are investigating a fatal accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian in Welland.

Officers and EMS called out to Southworth Street near Morningstar just after 10:00 last night after police say a 65 year old woman crossing the street stepped into the path of a car driven by a 22 year old Welland man.

The woman was then struck a second time by a Suburban driven by a 42 year old Wainfleet man.

The name of the victim is not being released out of respect for the family.

Neither driver was injured.

Both police and the Coroner's Office are investigating.
 
 Any witnesses with information regarding this collision are asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.