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Woman killed after being hit by car in Mead

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MEAD, Wash. -

Spokane County Sheriff's deputies report a woman has died Saturday afternoon after being hit by a car in Mead.

The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. in the area of 2nd Ave and Market. Deputies say an elderly man was driving a 1998 Jeep SUV southbound on Market when he hit a woman as she was crossing the street. The Jeep hit a power pole before coming to a stop in a vacant lot. The woman was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators have closed Market between 1st and 2nd Ave. and it should be closed for several hours.

The name of the woman hit has not been released yet.

The driver and passenger in the Jeep were not injured. The driver could face vehicular homicide charges depending on the outcome of the investigation.

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