Identity of woman accidentally struck and killed by husband’s car released

Maria Julia Hernandez died as a result of accident in her driveway

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – The name of a woman who was killed when she was accidentally stuck by her husband’s car, has been released.

Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northewestern District Attorney’s Office, told 22News that 67 year-old Maria Julia Hernandez was hit by her husband’s car at around 6:00 Tuesday night, while she was standing on her driveway on Hunter Hill Circle in Amherst.

Hernandez was taken to Cooley Dickinson Hospital by ambulance, but died a short time later, Carey said. No charges have been filed in the case.


Husband accidently hit & killed his wife in Amherst