Elderly woman killed crossing the street in Parma


PARMA, Ohio (WJW) – The Parma Police Department is investigating the death of an 83-year-old woman who was hit and killed by a car late Monday night.

Around 10:20 p.m., the woman was hit in the curb lane at Brookpark Rd. and W. 33rd St. Police say she was jaywalking.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office reports the victim is 83-year-old Apolonia Cambalik of Parma.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say, the 16-year-old driver of the vehicle that hit her was still on the scene when officers arrived.

Roads in the area were closed during the investigation.

There is no word on whether charges will be filed.

Police say alcohol or drugs are not suspected to have played a role at this time. 

The Parma Police Department’s Traffic Unit is handling the investigation of the accident. 

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