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MONEE, Ill. — A suburban woman was struck and killed by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Amazon Fulfillment Center Monday night.

According to the Chicago Tribune, 50-year-old Carla Arnold was reporting to work at the Monee center around 6:30 p.m.  She was walking toward the entrance when she was struck by the car.  Officials tell the Tribune the driver was also reporting to work and was looking for a place to park.

Neither the driver nor Arnold saw each other and the driver was not speeding.

Arnold was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities are investigating but believe the incident is a “tragic accident.”

Amazon released a statement saying:

Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and loved ones during this very difficult time. Unfortunately this was a very sad traffic incident in our parking lot. The safety of our associates remains our top priority.