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Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle near ISU

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A 23-year old woman is dead after a vehicle struck her about 5:30 p.m. Monday near Illinois State University.

Police said the pedestrian was hit at College Avenue and Kingsley Street in Normal. The woman was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon.

Officers issued a ticket to the driver of the vehicle for failing to stop and yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

The McLean County Coroner's Office has not yet released the name of the woman who was killed.

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WGLT Senior Reporter Charlie Schlenker has spent more than three award-winning decades in radio. He lives in Normal with his family.
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