Authorities have identified an elderly woman who died after being struck and run over by a vehicle in a parking lot of an apartment building in Mandan.

Shirley Katherine Lee, 79, of Mandan, was walking across the lot in the 400 block of 17th Street Northwest about 7:30 p.m. Thursday when she was hit by a vehicle being backed up by a 74-year-old man, police said. Lee was taken to a hospital, where she died.

Authorities did not immediately release the name of the man.

Mandan police and the North Dakota Highway Patrol are investigating.

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