One woman is dead and another injured after a man hit them with his car while trying to park near Amsterdam Ave. and West 98th St.

The driver, described only as a 38-year-old man, was backing his 2008 Ford Explorer into a parking spot when he struck the two women while they crossed Amsterdam Ave. just after 5 p.m., police said.

Both victims were taken to St. Luke's hospital where Yolanda Casal, 78, was pronounced dead on arrival, according to officials. The other victim is reportedly in stable condition.

Charges for the driver are still pending.