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Pedestrian killed when hit by car in Columbia; 3rd person hit by car in 1 day


COLUMBIA, Missouri — Columbia police say a 24-year-old woman died after she was hit by a car.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident Thursday evening. Police say the driver did not see her as she crossed the street. Investigators do not believe the driver, a 30-year-old man, was impaired by drugs or alcohol.

KOMU reports ( ) the victim was the third person hit by a vehicle in Columbia on Thursday.

On Thursday morning, a University of Missouri student was hit by a van while she was crossing a street. She was taken to the hospital but no details about her injuries have been released. Later Thursday, a man was hit by a car and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Information from: KOMU-TV,

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