VANCOUVER, Wash. – A Vancouver woman suffered life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a car Wednesday afternoon.

Sharina Luper, 39, was walking with her boyfriend at around 4 p.m. when they crossed Covington Road at Northeast 71st Street. Luper stepped in front of a southbound vehicle and was struck, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Luper was taken to the hospital.

The driver remained at the scene and was cooperative, the sheriff’s office said.

An investigation is ongoing.