A Lehigh County woman was struck by a car and killed late Wednesday morning.

The accident happened around 11:45 a.m. on Route 873 at Phillips Road in Washington Township.

The coroner identified the victim as Angela Pope, 47, of the 5500 block of Stephanie Drive in North Whitehall Township.

She was pronounced dead around 12:30 p.m. at the scene of the accident.

An autopsy will be conducted Thursday to determine the exact cause of death.

In the meantime, the coroner, the district attorney's office and state police are continuing their investigation.