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Woman dies after being struck crossing road
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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- An elderly woman has died after being struck by a vehicle Thursday evening.

Portland police said 82-year-old Lee Whittier of Falmouth was crossing Middle Street in Portland, near the police station when she was struck by a vehicle driven by 36-year-old Tori Stewart of Yarmouth.

Whittier was transported to Maine Medical Center where she later died from her injuries.

Police said Whitter was not utilizing a marked crosswalk when she was struck.

Officials said the investigation is still under investigation. They are asking that anyone who might have witnessed the crash to call Portland Police at 207-874-8532.


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