New Bedford woman hit, killed by car in Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — Police are investigating a crash that took place in Dartmouth and resulted in the death of a New Bedford woman.

On Thursday around 9:55 p.m., Dartmouth Police and emergency personnel responded to the area of 597 State Road after receiving calls that a pedestrian had been hit by a car.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found 56-year-old Wendy Tolley of New Bedford. Although emergency care was given, she died from her injuries.

Tolley was hit by a 2006 Toyota Prius operated by a 24-year-old Dartmouth woman.

Part of the road was closed for several hours as part of the ongoing investigation being conducted by Massachusetts State Police and units from Dartmouth Police.

No further information is available at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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