1 killed after vehicle crashes into Houston post office

An investigation is underway following a deadly crash into a post office in Houston on Wednesday afternoon. 

Houston police said the crash occurred at the post office located on the 2900 block of Rogerdale, just after 4:30 p.m. 

Commander Reece Hardy with the Houston Police Department said an elderly woman was driving her vehicle and inadvertently drove into the front of the post office. 

Police say the vehicle struck a female pedestrian who was entering the building. The vehicle came to a stop on the back wall on the inside of the post office.

Police say the pedestrian, a 54-year-old woman, died from her injuries. 

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Preliminary information reveals this may have been "a tragic accident."

However, investigators are checking for any and all possible factors. 

Police say the 84-year-old driver was transported to a hospital, where she was determined to not be intoxicated. According to police, the driver said she accidentally hit the gas pedal.

Officers say the post office could be closed for a couple of days, but it's unclear on exactly how long. 

No charges have been filed at this time.