The identity of an elderly woman who died from injuries she suffered after being struck by a car on Notre Dame Street on March 22 has been released.
Westfield Police Captain Michael McCabe identified the woman as 71-year-old Gail Dearellano of Putnam Drive in Westfield. She passed away on Sunday.
Dearellano was hit by a car while crossing Notre Dame St. on her way to work at Mestek located on North Elm Street early that Friday morning.
The operator, a Westfield man, stopped, called police, and stayed with her.
A section of Notre Dame Street was closed for nearly three hours due to the accident.