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DeKalb Police investigate deadly pedestrian accident

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed at the intersection of Memorial Dr. and North Hairston Rd.

The Traffic Specialist Unit with DeKalb Police investigating a fatal accident that happened Thursday morning.

Around 7:20 a.m., pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on N. Hariston Road just north of Fellsridge Court.

Police said the diver in a 2001 Volvo V70 traveling southbound on N. Hariston Road, south of Central Drive, when suddenly a 66-year-old woman darted out into the roadway. Police said the driver was unable to avoid hitting her.

EMS pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

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