Witnesses said it appeared as if the woman and the girl stopped in the roadway after a sandal fell off of one of their feet. The 68-year-old driver said he did not see the two in the roadway.
Both the woman and the girl were transported to a local hospital where the woman later died from her injuries. The girl, who was not hit by the SUV suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Police did not issue and citations pending the outcome of the investigation.
The names of the victim and driver are not being released at this time.