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Woman, 77, dies after being struck by car in Penrith

The 77-year-old woman died on Friday morning. Credit: ITV Border

A woman who was seriously injured after being struck by a car in Penrith has died.

Emergency services were called to Victoria Road just before noon on 14 October.

Kathleen Boddy, 77, was a pedestrian when she was hit by a vehicle. She was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle with serious injuries but died early morning.

Ms Boddy had recently moved to Cumbria from Essex.

The car involved in the collision was an Alfa Romeo, driven by a 46-year-old woman from the local area.

Cumbria Police continue to investigate the incident and have re-issued their appeal for witnesses to come forward.

  • Anyone with information is asked to contact PC 2230 Taylor on the Mobile Support Group on 101.