Woman hit and killed by car while crossing Cranberry Highway in Wareham

A woman was killed while trying to cross Cranberry Highway in Wareham Wednesday evening, Wareham police said.

Officers responded to a car accident involving a pedestrian near the Liquor Locker on Route 6/Route 28 around 8:30 p.m., and found the woman’s body. She was struck by an eastbound 2002 Jeep Cherokee driven by a 22-year-old Wareham man, police said in a statement issued last night. The driver was not injured.

The victim’s name was not released because family members had not yet been notified, police said. The accident is under investigation.

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No further information was immediately available.