87-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Struck by a Vehicle

The Accident Happened Around 5:45 Wednesday Evening

Officials say an 87-year-old Makinen woman is dead this morning after she was struck by a vehicle in Gilbert.

The accident happened around 5:45 Wednesday evening, when Florence Jean Mannelin was seen walking across the 100 Block of Broadway Avenue in Gilbert.

Authorities report the vehicle did not stop, and continued northbound on Broadway.

The female was transported by ground ambulance to the local hospital.

The make, model, and year of the vehicle are unknown. The incident remains under investigation.

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