A Ringgold woman died Saturday evening walking to her mailbox according to Ringgold Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Brett Phelps. 

Sometime around 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, Phelps said a 79-year-old woman was walking to her mailbox on Mountain Hill Road when she was struck by a motorist.

The victim was identified as Geraldine Rigney Goins, 79, of Ringgold by Virginia State Police. Goins died at the scene.

Virginia State Police were on scene investigating. Their scene reconstruction team was also working the incident. 

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