ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A woman ran over her 80-year-old friend while backing out of a driveway on Wednesday afternoon, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.

Police said a woman dropped off her two friends at a home on 5th Avenue North around 12:30 p.m. While backing out of the driveway, investigators said the woman unknowingly struck and backed over her 80-year-old friend.

The 80-year-old woman, identified as Eileen O’Shea, was taken to a hospital, where she later died.

Police said the driver is cooperating with investigators.

The police department said the 5100 block of 5th Avenue North was closed to traffic due to the investigation.

The crash remains under investigation.