Police say two elderly women who were hit by a minivan in Sandwich Monday have died.

Sandwich Police Lt. Joshua Bound says officers responded to a report of two people hit in the street around 1:35 p.m. Monday.

State Police said the two pedestrians had sustained injuries considered life-threatening.

Town police say the women, ages 88 and 70, have died, and that the driver was taken to the hospital.

Further details were not immediately available.

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