The woman, who has not yet been named but was in her 50s, was found injured in Deer Park Close, Stannington, at 1.50pm yesterday and later died.
The death is not being treated as suspicious.
A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police were called at about 1.50pm yesterday to reports that a woman had been found injured in Deer Park Close, Sheffield.
“The woman, in her 50s, died from her injuries.
“There are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”