A 76-year-old woman was killed when she was hit by a car Friday evening as she attempted to cross Route 1 in Scarborough.

Scarborough police said they were not releasing the victim’s name until her family was notified. They also said they were not releasing the name of the driver of the car that struck the woman while their investigation is continuing.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. No one else was injured.

Scarborough police said no charges were filed Friday night. Sgt. Steven Thibodeau said it had just started to rain and that might have been a factor in the incident. There was no indication that alcohol or speed were factors, he said.

The incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. in the southbound lane of the road, a few hundred feet south of the intersection with Hannaford Drive. A section of the road from Hannaford Drive to Maple Street was closed for nearly four hours while police reconstructed the collision. It was reopened about 9:40 p.m.

Police said there is no crosswalk in the stretch of the road where the woman was trying to cross and the road is five lanes wide at that point.

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