Elderly woman killed in Campbell County accident

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

ALEXANDRIA, KY (FOX19) -- The Campbell County Police department is investigating an accident where a woman was killed on Wednesday morning.

A short time before 9:00am, 88-year-old Phyllis Pitzer was attempting to make a left turn onto northbound US 27 from Midway Road. Officials say Pitzer attempted to cross tow lanes of traffic and pulled out in front of 33-year-old Matthew Deitz, who was traveling south. Deitz was not able to stop in time and struck Pitzer fin the driver side door.

She was transported to University Hospital where she died from her injuries Wednesday afternoon.Deitz was treated and released at the scene.

No charges have been filed at this time and the incident is till under investigation.

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