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Police: Hit-and-Run Kills 83-Year-Old Grandmother

Both victims were taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where the grandmother was pronounced dead a little while later

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Authorities in Rhode Island are investigating a hit and run that killed a grandmother Sunday evening.

Providence police tell affiliate WJAR that an 83-year-old woman was crossing the street at Broadway and Marshall streets just after 5 p.m. with her 31-year-old granddaughter when they were struck by what police describe as a black SUV.

Both victims were taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where the grandmother was pronounced dead a little while later; police say her granddaughter is listed in stable condition.

The hit and run is under investigation, and police are asking anyone with information to step forward. 

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