St. Albans woman dies after being hit by car

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (WCAX) Police say a St. Albans woman has died after she was hit by a car while walking in a drug store parking lot.

It happened Thursday just after 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the St. Albans Rite Aid on North Main Street. Police say Nancy Willett, 75, sustained critical head injuries and was taken to the UVM Medical Center where she later died.

Police have not released the name of the driver and say it is an active investigation.

Police say Willett was the wife of former state lawmaker and St. Albans Police Officer James Willett.