An unidentified woman was killed Tuesday night when a car crashed into a tree in the city's Olney section, police said.

Shortly before 7 p.m., a silver 2002 Pontiac was traveling south in the 4000 block of East Roosevelt Boulevard when it struck a tree, police said. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

An unidentified man in the car was transported to Einstein Medical Center. His condition was not immediately available. The cause of the accident was under investigation. - Robert Moran