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Police investigating pedestrian's death

Police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a car while attempting to cross a road near her West Baltimore home Sunday night.

Diane Anderson, 44, of the 700 block of Murphy Lane, was crossing the 800 block of eastbound U.S. 40 about 11:40 p.m. and was not in a crosswalk when she was struck by a 1998 Honda.

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She was pronounced dead at the scene, said Officer John Peer of the accident investigation unit.

Peer said that pedestrian error was a contributing factor.

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Peer said the driver, a 24-year-old man, left the scene but later contacted police and was interviewed without being charged.


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