Woman hit by passing car in Canterbury is named

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A woman who was killed when she was hit by a car as she stepped from a parked vehicle has been named by police.

Elizabeth Tanner, 64, suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by a silver Vauxhall Corsa on The Terrace, in Canterbury, on Friday.

It is believed Ms Tanner, who worked at the University of Kent, had been delivering Christmas cards at the time.

A 20-year-old Canterbury woman was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous or reckless driving.

She was released on bail until 11 February pending further police inquiries.

Kent Police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to contact officers.

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