News: 22-year-old woman fatally struck by vehicle in Gainesville


GAINESVILLE, FL – A woman was fatally struck by a vehicle in northwest Gainesville on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a report by CBS 4, the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle turning left onto 8th Avenue from 10th Street.

Police say the victim, a 22-year-old woman, was walking in a designated crosswalk when the collision occurred. She was transported to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

It is unclear at this time if the driver involved will face any charges.

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