A woman was killed Wednesday morning after being hit by a vehicle in Allentown.

Police said the accident happened around 7:30 a.m. at Alton Avenue and Oxford Drive.

According to police, the woman, who was in her 70s, was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, where she was pronounced dead.

Reconstruction officers are investigating, but at this time it appears to be an unfortunate accident, police said.

The woman's name has not been released.