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Md. woman struck, killed on highway

Sunday - 1/6/2013, 4:31pm  ET

ESSEX, Md. (AP) - Baltimore County police say a woman is dead after being hit by a truck while standing on a highway.

Police say 60-year-old Dianna Rae Brooks was struck about 7 p.m. Saturday on Pulaski Highway and Holly Drive in Essex.

A preliminary investigation determined that she was standing on eastbound Pulaski Highway when she was hit by a pickup truck. The driver of the truck remained at the scene and Brooks was pronounced dead while being taken to Franklin Square Hospital.

Police say the death is under investigation.

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