Pedestrian struck and killed on Lafayette Street

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A woman died Wednesday night after getting struck by a vehicle while crossing Lafayette Street at Southtown Boulevard. 

WANE 15 arrived on scene to find one vehicle with heavy front-end damage and airbags deployed. 

Officers were called to the 7700 block of Lafayette Street, just north of the Walmart Super Center, around 7:00 p.m. after reports of a person hit by a car. 

Officers arrived and found the woman on the ground. The victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition where she later died. 

The driver was not hurt. 

Fatal Team Investigators were called to the scene to process the scene and determine the cause of the crash.

Police believe the driver was traveling north on Lafayette when the woman ran across four lanes of traffic. 

The woman’s identity will be released at a later time by the Allen County Coroner’s Office.

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