Leibler, of Amherst, was walking across Eggert Road just north of Main Street after leaving Mass at St. Benedict church, according to Amherst police.

She was hit in the northbound driving lane at about 7:23 a.m. by a vehicle driven by Arlene A. Adams, 36, of Buffalo, police said.

Leibler was taken by Twin City Ambulance to Erie County Medical Center where she died a short time later. She was crossing Eggert to get back to where she parked her car before 7 a.m. Mass.

 Initial police radio reports indicated the woman was pinned underneath the vehicle. Her injuries were initially reported to be serious.

Eggert Road remains closed in both directions between Main Street and Millersport Highway, according to the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition.

The investigation is continuing. Police have not said whether there have been any charges filed.

Adams was driving a 2007 Chrysler, police said.

Anyone who may have witnessed what happened is asked to call Amherst police at (716) 689-1311.