Pedestrian killed in Morwell

POLICE are investigating after a woman was struck and killed by a car in Morwell on Saturday night.

Investigators believe the woman was crossing the road when she was hit by a car which was travelling west on Princes Drive just before 7.30pm.

She suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital where she later died.

The driver of the car was also taken to hospital and was treated for shock.

He is assisting police with their investigations.

Anyone with any information about the incident has been asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au