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86-year-old woman hit, killed by truck identified

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PHOENIX -

Police say an 86-year-old woman died after she was hit by a pickup truck near Thomas and 36th Street on Friday morning.

The woman was walking with a walker, allegedly while the light was red, when she was struck by a pickup. Officers say they believe the driver of the pickup had the green light.

She was taken to a hospital where she died.

The victim was identified as 86-year-old Vera M. Dodd. She recently celebrated a birthday, according to Phoenix Police Sgt. Steve Martos.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area while police investigated.

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