On 1/2/14 at 1653 hrs Richland Police Department responded to an injury accident at the corner of Lee Blvd and Stevens. A vehicle was turning onto west bound Lee from Gillespie when a pedestrian wearing dark clothing stepped into the lane of travel. The pedestrian was not in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. The pedestrian was hit and thrown to the ground causing head injuries. The pedestrian was transported from the scene by the Richland Ambulance to Kadlec ER. The pedestrian died at Kadlec Hospital several hours later from head injuries.
The pedestrian was identified as Margaret E. Carraher 62 yrs of Richland.
The driver was identified as Jessica A Gifford 26 yrs of Richland.
The investigation is pending.