DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) — Police have confirmed that an elderly Dartmouth woman has died after she was hit by a car Tuesday night.
According to police, 78-year-old Hortense Medeiros succumbed to her injuries Thursday.
Medeiros was walking on Russells Mills Road at about 7:30 p.m. when she was struck by a car driven by a 27-year-old woman from New Bedford.
Police continue to investigate why the car left the roadway. Police did not say if any charges are pending against the driver.