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Update: Pedestrian hit by SUV identified
Woman dies after being hit by SUV
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Investigators work the scene of an accident Saturday morning that killed a woman. - photo by Photo by Lewis Levine

A woman trying to cross West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville was struck by a vehicle and died, according too Hinesville Police Traffic Accident Investigator Richard Boucher.

He said Janice Buckner, 65, of Hinesville was in a crosswalk in front of Oglethorpe Square when she was struck by a Chevy Tahoe. The driver immediately turned around and stopped to await authorities.

The accident occurred shortly before 7:30 a.m. Saturday


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