Woman killed by driver while walking to work in Orting

ORTING, Wash. — A 66-year-old woman was killed while walking to work at a Safeway in Orting early Wednesday morning.

The fatal collision took place in the 300 block of Washington Avenue.

She was crossing the street near the Orting Primary School when she was struck by a car.

The driver of that vehicle stayed at the scene and immediately called 911.

Medics attempted lifesaving measures, but the woman died at the scene.

Police say the driver showed no signs of impairment.

Friends of the victim told KIRO 7 she was a staple in the community and will be greatly missed.

A small memorial was already set up in her honor later that morning.