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Woman killed after being struck by car in Chicago Lawn

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CHICAGO (CBS) – A woman is dead after being hit by a car in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 12:17 a.m. in the 7000 block of South Western Avenue.

Chicago police said a woman in her late 40s was seen running onto the street when she was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Western Avenue.

The victim suffered blunt force trauma to the body and head and was taken to Christ Hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver remained on the scene and Major Accents is investigating.

No further information was immediately available. 

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