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Woman dies after being struck by car in Abingdon

A woman died when she was hit by a car in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

The woman was struck by a Ford Focus as she walked along the A4183 Oxford Road, Lodge Hill on Wednesday at about 17:00 GMT.

The 81 year old was pronounced dead at the scene, Thames Valley Police said.

The road was closed both ways for about three hours to allow investigations to take place. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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