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Elderly Woman Dies in Pedestrian Crash

An elderly woman is killed while crossing this street in Altoona.
ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY - An elderly woman is killed while crossing this street in Altoona.

Police are still investigating what caused the accident so they don't know if any charges will be filed. The crash happened around 11:30 Saturday morning. Police say the 91 year old woman was crossing 17th street near Grant Avenue.

The driver of the pick-up truck tried to slow down and even swerve. But he couldn't stop in time on the wet road and he hit the woman.

The accident reconstruction team was on the scene for hours working through the rain. Eastbound traffic was shut down for around three hours while police were investigating.

There is no cross walk in the area where the crash happened.
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