Woman hit and Killed by friend in West Mayfield

A woman accidentally killed her friend as she was backing down a driveway Friday afternoon, police said.  The accident was reported shortly after noon in the 3800 block of High Street Extension in West Mayfield. Police said a 79-year-old woman was backing down her driveway when she ran over and killed her friend, a 69-year-old woman who was visiting . It’s reported the victim was walking down the driveway to get the mail when the accident happened.

Police said the driver did not know she had run over her friend. The Beaver County coroner had not released the victim’s name as of Friday evening pending notification of her family.  Stay tuned to WBVP and WMBA for more updates.