Waterloo Regional Police

A 19-year-old woman from Guelph was airlifted to Hamilton General Hospital after her vehicle lost control and struck a wooden hydro pole in Woolwich early Monday afternoon. (Colin Butler/CBC News)

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating the death of a 35-year-old Elmira woman after she was struck and killed by a car on Sunday night in Woolwich Township. 

Investigators said Monday that Miriam Bauman, 35, of Elmira, was walking on the shoulder of Arthur Street North, just south of Reid Woods Drive at 8:15 p.m. on Sunday night when she was struck by a 2002 Honda Accord. 

Bauman died of her injuries despite efforts by emergency crews to save her life at the scene. 

Scott Albert Richards, 40, of Kitchener faces a dangerous driving charge in connection with Bauman's death.