Elderly woman struck by car in Huyton dies

A woman hit by a car in Merseyside has died, police have said.

The 81-year-old was struck by a Mitsubishi Shogun on Tarbock Road, Huyton at 17:35 GMT on Friday.

She was taken to hospital where she died a short time later.

Police said the driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and was assisting officers with their inquiries. Merseyside Police appealed for witnesses to contact them.

The force said the victim's next of kin had been informed.

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