Weekend fatalities

A WOMAN crossing Princes Drive, Morwell on Saturday was struck by a car and killed.

The woman was crossing the road about 7.30pm and was hit by a car traveling west. The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital where she later died.

According to Police Media, the driver of the vehicle was also taken to hospital and treated for shock.

Anyone with information or witnesses to the incident should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

The latest fatality brings the 2013 road toll to 41 from 50 this time last year.