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Woman killed after being hit by car named as Nicola Cross

Nicola Cross
Image caption A car was seen to mount the pavement and hit Nicola Cross

A 30-year-old woman who died after being hit by a car in Perth has been named by police.

Nicola Cross was walking along Jeanfield Road when she was struck by a car which had mounted the pavement.

The Perth woman died in hospital after sustaining serious head and chest injuries.

A red Toyota Corolla matching the description of the car involved was found elsewhere in Perth. An 81-year-old man is being questioned.

The incident happened at about 10:15 on Wednesday, near Jeanfield Road's junction with Cornhill Road and Burghmuir Road.

Tayside Police have appealed to witnesses to contact them.

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