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Police: Pedestrian fatally hit in Woodlawn

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A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed as she crossed Springfield Pike near West Fountain Avenue Monday night, police said.

According to Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil, Desmond Layne, 26, was operating a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound on Springfield Pike near the intersections of W. Fountain Avenue when Denise Sanders, 38, was crossing from the east to the west in an area unlit by street lights just after 6 p.m.

Layne's vehicle hit Sanders in the southbound lane of travel, stated officials. 

Woodlawn Fire Department reportedly responded to the crash scene and transported Sanders to Bethesda North Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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