A woman died after being hit by a car in Northampton County early Monday morning.

The victim, identified as Ruthann Remechuk, was walking across the 1700 block of Northampton Street in Wilson shortly before 6:30 a.m. when she was struck by the car, police said.

Remechuk, 58, of Wilson, was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she later died, said police, who are asking anyone with information about the accident to call Det. Marc Crisafulli at 610-258-8542.

Police said they are being assisted in their investigation by the Northampton County coroner and district attorney's offices and Pennsylvania State Police.