Woman hit by car and killed running for trolley

(Metro file photo)
(Metro file photo)

A 54-year-old woman was killed Friday when she was hit by a car in Ludlow as she tried to catch a trolley, police announced yesterday.

Sheila Morgan-Hailey, of the 2200 block of North 20th Street, was running across West Girard Avenue toward a trolley stop at 7th Street and West Girard just before 7 p.m. when she was hit by a black 1996 Volkswagon Golf, police said.

Hailey hit the the front windshield before falling to the ground. She was transported to Hahnemann University Hospital with severe head trauma. She was pronounced dead at 9:08 p.m., police said.

The driver, a 27-year-old woman, has not been charged, but an investigation is ongoing.

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