A 55-year-old woman died after being hit by a car Thursday morning in Joliet in the far southwest suburbs.
She was identified as Maria K. Dinardo of Joliet by the Will County coroner’s office.
The woman was hit by a car about 6:50 a.m. in the road near Jefferson Street and Hammes Avenue, according to a statement from Joliet police.
She was taken to St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
The driver remained at the scene of the crash.
A police investigation is ongoing.