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Woman hit by car near Wright Park, dies of injuries

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on July 7, 2010 at 8:08 am |
July 7, 2010 8:08 am

A 66-year-old Tacoma woman who was hit by a vehicle as she crossed the street near Wright Park on Monday night has died of her injuries.

Gertrude Lewin died of her injuries Tuesday at Tacoma General Hospital.

The crash occurred about 3:15 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Sixth Avenue, Tacoma police spokesman Mark Fulghum said. Lewin stepped into the street from between two parked cars and was hit by an SUV.

The driver called 911.

The crash was under investigation.

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