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Woman Walking Dog Struck and Killed by Car

Rita Douglas was walking her dog on Harpswell Island Road just steps away from her home on Wednesday when she was hit by the car

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Police say that a woman and her dog have died after they were struck by a car near the woman's home in Harpswell, Maine.

Authorities tell WCSH-TV that 75-year-old Rita Douglas was walking her dog on Harpswell Island Road just steps away from her home on Wednesday when she was hit by the car.

Police have not identified the driver but say the person was 16 years old.

Traffic on the road near the accident is down to one lane while emergency crews remain on the scene.

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