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Woman struck, killed by car in Denver identified

Police said the two pedestrians were hit at East 69th Avenue and North Tower Road Friday night.

DENVER — One person is dead and another is in the hospital after being hit by a vehicle in Denver Friday night, police said.

According to the Denver Police Department (DPD), officers learned of the crash at 6:12 p.m. DPD said the two pedestrians were hit at East 69th Avenue and North Tower Road. That's located near Denver International Airport, southwest of the Peña Boulevard/E-470 interchange. 

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Police said one of them died at the scene of the crash, and the other was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. 

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene, DPD said. 

The crash is still under investigation, according to police. 

The victim was identified as 82-year-old Mary Vaccaro, according to the Denver Medical Examiner's office.

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