Woman run over and killed by car reversing out of driveway

A WOMAN has tragically died after being run over by a car in a driveway outside a house in the NSW Hunter region.

The tragic scenes unfolded on Guyang Street at Corlette in Port Stephens just before 9.45am on Thursday.

It’s understood a man was reversing out of the driveway in a Hyundai when he struck the woman.


He and neighbours tried frantically to keep the woman alive until paramedics arrived, but her injuries were too severe.

Despite their best attempts to resuscitate the woman in the driveway, she could not be saved and died at the scene.

Although in shock, the man driving the vehicle was uninjured and is assisting police with their inquiries.

Police have established a crime scene in the driveway while they investigate the tragedy.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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