Pedestrian hit by vehicle, killed in Tacoma

Tacoma police investigate the death of a 69-year-old woman who was killed crossing the street on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (Photo: KOMO News)

TACOMA, Wash. -- A woman was hit by a vehicle and killed Friday night in Tacoma.

Tacoma police say the 69-year-old woman was hit on Sixth Avenue near Pearl Street about 7 p.m.

She was rushed to St. Joseph Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Streets in the area are closed as police investigate.

The driver has remained on the scene, police said.

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