Woman dies after being hit by car

It happened shortly after 7 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Lafayette Street.

Posted: Dec. 6, 2018 12:23 AM
Updated: Dec. 6, 2018 6:28 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A woman died after being hit by a car Wednesday.

The accident happened shortly after 7:00 p.m. in the 7700 block of South Lafayette Street.

Officers found a woman laying on the ground and she was taken to the hospital in critical condition, but she later died.

Police said the driver of the car was heading north when the woman ran across the four lanes of traffic. The driver of the car hit the woman before she made it across.

The crash remains under investigation.

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