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Woman dies after getting hit by SUV while crossing Phoenix street mid-block

Mar 17, 2022, 12:00 PM | Updated: 1:09 pm

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX – A woman died after getting hit by an SUV while she was walking on a major north Phoenix street outside the crosswalk Wednesday night, authorities said.

The pedestrian in her mid-50s, whose name wasn’t released, was crossing Bell Road mid-block near 17th Avenue around 8:45 p.m. when the vehicle struck her, the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.

The woman was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital by fire department responders.

The driver of the SUV, who remained at the scene, didn’t show signs of impairment, police said.

No other details were made available.

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Woman dies after getting hit by SUV while crossing Phoenix street mid-block