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BSO Investigating Deadly Crash In Deerfield Beach

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) - A woman was killed while trying to cross S Federal Highway in Deerfield Beach around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

According to Broward sheriff's investigators, the driver of a 2021 GMC Sierra was in the right through lane heading north when he struck 69-year-old Janet Thornbloom who was trying to cross the street.

They said she was not in the crosswalk and crossed into the path of the truck.

The driver of the GMC Sierra immediately stopped following the crash. Thornbloom was pronounced dead on the scene.

The sheriff's office said neither excessive speed nor impairment is being considered contributory factors to the crash.

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