Four-wheel drive hits and kills 74-year-old

A 74-year-old woman was killed when she was hit by a four-wheel-drive at East Corrimal yesterday morning.

Police attend the scene of the fatal accident involving a ute and a pedestrian in East Corrimal yesterday. Picture: KIRK GILMOUR

Police attend the scene of the fatal accident involving a ute and a pedestrian in East Corrimal yesterday. Picture: KIRK GILMOUR

The woman was attempting to cross Murray Road about 7am when she was struck by a Toyota Hilux and died at the scene.

Police said the driver of the ute was taken to Wollongong Hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing and was assisting police with their inquiries.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact police on 1800 333 000.