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Phoenix woman dead after hit while crossing street

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PHOENIX (AP) -

Authorities say an elderly woman is dead after being hit by a truck while crossing a Phoenix street.

Phoenix police identify the victim as 86-year-old Vera M. Dodd.

They say she was struck Friday morning near 36th Street and Thomas Road and later died of her injuries at a Phoenix hospital.

Police say Dodd was attempting to cross Thomas Road when a pickup truck that had the green light hit her.

Dodd had just celebrated her birthday on Monday.

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