ST CHARLES, Mo. — A woman died Wednesday night after being hit by a car near the riverfront in St. Charles.

Police said a 67-year-old woman from St. Peters was walking her dog with her husband when they crossed Riverside Drive near Jefferson Street at around 7:40. While crossing the street, she was struck by a car. She was taken to St. Joseph's Health Center where she was pronounced dead.

On Thursday, she was identified as Judith Haenni of St. Peters. 

Police said the 20-year-old woman driving the car stayed on the scene and was being interviewed by police. A spokesman for the St. Charles Police Department said she was arrested.

Charges are pending.

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