UPDATE: Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in CBD

Pedestrian struck in the CBD

Pedestrian struck in the CBD

UPDATE: The woman who was struck this morning died at the hospital just after noon today. 

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) –  The NOPD is investigating an accident involving a pedestrian and and an SUV near the corner of Loyola Avenue and Poydras Street around 6:30 a.m.

A preliminary investigation shows that the pedestrian may have walked out in front of and was struck by the SUV.

The pedestrian, who is believed to be a homeless female was rushed to LSU Medical Center in Critical Condition.

The accident is still under investigation at this time.

No charges are expected to be filed at this time.