An off-duty female deputy, in her 40s, was struck and killed by a vehicle in Valley Village while trying to help a person, authorities said.

The crash took place about 11:05 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Whitsett Avenue and Riverside Drive, Los Angeles police said.

The unidentified deputy was transported to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, the LAPD said.

She was struck while “assisting a civilian,” the sheriff’s department said in a statement.

NBC4 reported that the deputy was helping an elderly person cross a street.

The driver who hit the deputy stayed at the scene to render help, the LAPD said.

L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva was issuing a statement.

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