Police are investigating how an elderly Hudson Valley woman lost her life after pulling into her driveway.

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Town of Lloyd Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred Tuesday around 4:30 p.m., on Sterling Place in Highland.

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An 84-year-old Highland woman had pulled into her driveway of her home and exited her car when it began to roll back in the driveway, police say.

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The Highland woman attempted to stop her moving car but was struck by the car, police say. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Her name has not been released as police continue to investigate.

"The accident is still under investigation. Lloyd Police were assisted at the scene by Highland Fire Department, New York State Police, Ulster County Sheriffs Office and Mobile Life Ambulance Service," the Town of Lloyd Police Department said in a press release.

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