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Wilbraham woman dies after being hit by car in Springfield

A Wilbraham Woman died after being hit by a car while crossing the street near the Family Medical Care Center on Allen St. in Springfield Sunday afternoon.

Police have identified her as 57-year-old, Janet Carpluk.

Sgt. John Delaney says the accident happened around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Carpluk who was not walking in a crosswalk at the time of the accident was transported to Baystate Medical center where she died of her injuries.

Police have yet to say what led to the accident. However, they do report that the driver of the car is a 39-year-old woman from Springfield and she did stay on scene. At this time Sgt. Delaney says they are not releasing her name.

Officers are still investigating the crash. There were articles of clothing and blood seen as police blocked off Allen Street.

No citations or charges have been filed in this case yet.

Source: wggb.com