UPDATE: Name released of pedestrian hit by car Wednesday night

Published: Aug. 31, 2016 at 10:39 PM EDT
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Police are investigating after a woman was hit by a car in South Bend Wednesday night.

It happened near Mishawaka Avenue and 36th around 9:30 p.m.

Officers say the woman, identified Thursday morning as 55-year-old Theresa Cook, was leaving Murphy's Backyard Bar and Grill when a Jeep hit her. She went to the hospital in critical condition.

The F.A.C.T. team says the driver didn't appear to be intoxicated or speeding, but the investigation is ongoing; and they say he cooperated at the scene.

Witnesses also told NewsCenter 16 the Jeep was traveling at a normal rate of speed. They say Cook lives near the bar.

The name of the driver has not been released but they did identify him as a 57-year-old man.

This story is developing. Stay with NewsCenter 16 for the very latest on this developing story.