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Elderly Woman Killed When Car Goes Airborne, Strikes Her

Police say criminal charges are pending against the driver

Providence Airborne Crash
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Police say an elderly woman was fatally struck by a car in Providence, Rhode Island.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say a car was traveling east on Huntington Avenue when it crossed the center median, became airborne and hit the 77-year-old woman as she was walking on the sidewalk.

The victim's identity has not been released.

Police say criminal charges are pending against the driver. The crash remains under investigation.

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