Woman dies after being hit by a car on Broadway Street

Woman dies after being hit by a car on Broadway Street
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A woman in Pittsburg dies after being hit by a car while walking down Broadway Street. Police say it happened on the 2600 Block of N. Broadway St. around 5:55 p.m.

According to a press release from the Pittsburg Police Department, a 2008 Ford Taurus was traveling south when the car struck a 73-year-old woman who was walking in the outside lane of traffic. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are not releasing the name of the deceased until they notify the family.

The Kansas State Highway Patrol is assisting with the investigation. Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 231-1700 or the automated tip line at (620) 231-8477.

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