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Thursday, December 06, 2018 1:00 am

Pedestrian hit, killed on Lafayette

JAMIE DUFFY | The Journal Gazette

A woman running across four lanes of traffic on Lafayette Street near Tillman Road was struck by a vehicle and killed about 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Police found the woman on the ground. She was taken to a hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.

She was struck by a northbound vehicle in the 7700 block of Lafayette Street before she was able to make it across the road, according to police.

Northbound Lafayette from South Anthony Boulevard to Tillman Road was closed during the investigation.

The Allen County coroner's office will identify the victim.

jduffy@jg.net