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Jefferson City police investigating deadly pedestrian crash

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A Holts Summit woman died after being hit by a pickup truck in Jefferson City Tuesday.

According to a news release from the Jefferson City Police Department, Julie Hentges, 50, was walking northbound across Country Club Drive at the intersection with Rainbow Drive shortly before 6:30 p.m.

Police said Hentges was walking back to her car parked on the shoulder of the road.

A driver in a truck going westbound hit Hentges. Emergency crews transported her to a local hospital where she died.

Police said the driver was not injured. JCPD's traffic unit is investigating the incident.

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Molly Stawinoga

Molly Stawinoga is ABC 17’s weekday morning anchor and a reporter at ABC 17 News. Molly joined the news team in 2017 while studying political science, journalism and Spanish at the University of Missouri. She is originally from DeKalb, Illinois.


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