Woman hit and killed by car in Hunter Valley

A woman has died after being hit by a car being driven by a woman known to her in the Hunter Valley overnight.

The 61-year-old was on Dalton Avenue at Singleton when she was struck just after 6.00pm.

Despite desperate attempts by paramedics, she died at the scene.


The driver of the car, a 22-year-old woman, was arrested and taken to Singleton Hospital for mandatory tests before being taken to Muswellbrook Police Station.

She has since been released.


Police say initial inquiries suggest the women are known to each other.

Witnesses have been urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.