Members of the Bay St. George RCMP are investigating a fatal car accident involving a Stephenville woman Friday evening.
At approximately 7 p.m., police were called to Massachusetts Drive after receiving a report that a female pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.
The 65-year-old woman was immediately transported to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
A police investigation revealed the area was experiencing white-out conditions and the woman was walking on the road at the time of the accident.
The driver of the vehicle immediately stopped and he and his passengers, as well as other motorists, offered assistance at the scene.
Police say alcohol was not a factor in the incident and no charges are anticipated at this time.