MATTHEWS, N.C. — An elderly woman was hit and killed by a car in Matthews Friday morning, police said.

It happened around 9 a.m. in the 300 block of N. Trade St.

Police said the victim was identified as 81-year-old Fanny Delores Bunn of Matthews. No charges were filed at the time of the incident.

"We encourage all drivers to please be extra cautious and aware of pedestrians as we are experiencing more pedestrian traffic in our growing community, especially in the downtown area," police said.