Published: Oct 13, 2010 5:48 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 13, 2010 2:48 PM EDT

LAND O' LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a woman died and a boy was injured after being hit by a car while they walked in their Gulf coast-area neighborhood.

Florida Highway Patrol said the two people were crossing a street when a driver hit them early Wednesday morning.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and the boy was flown to a hospital. His condition wasn't immediately available.

Authorities are investigating.