A pedestrian crossing the street on her way home in Pikesville last night was struck by a car and killed.

Police responded to the scene on Chelwood Road at Smith Avenue at 7:49 p.m. after the woman, identified as Deborah R. Friedman (51) of the 6600 block of Chelwood Road, 21209, attempted to cross Chelwood Road outside of a crosswalk and was struck by a Lexus turning left onto Chelwood Road from Smith Avenue. The woman was transported by Baltimore County EMS to R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma where she was pronounced deceased.

The Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this fatal crash. The driver of the Lexus did remain at the scene and was not injured.