The incident, earlier reported on TLS as a serious accident, occurred on Ocean Avenue at about 6:50 PM on Saturday evening.
A woman crossing Ocean Avenue was reportedly walking with her family when she was struck by a vehicle. The victim, was transported to Ocean Medical Center in Brick with CPR in progress but succumbed to her injuries at 7:45 PM.
The deceased was identified as Chandra A. Martin, 41, of Ocean Avenue in Lakewood, police told TLS.
After she was struck however, family members of hers reportedly got violent and assaulted the driver that struck her.
The driver, whose identity is not available, suffered serious injuries from the assault, and was airlifted to the Trauma room in Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.
The incident remains under investigation and further details are still expected to emerge.