UPDATE: Woman fatally struck by car on west side identified

Scene of accident on March 15, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police are investigating after a woman was struck by a car and killed on Indy’s west side.

The crash occurred in the 6400 block of West Washington Street in front of Western Bowl around 6:50 a.m.

Wayne Township medics responded to the scene, and when they arrived they found a female victim unresponsive on the ground. She was taken to Eskenazi Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The coroner identified the victim as Blandina Hernandez, 58.

A witness told police Hernandez was standing at the bus stop at that location when she stepped onto the road and was hit. Police say the driver stayed at the scene.