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Police: Woman hit by car Saturday morning in Avondale dies from injuries

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 11:20:34-04

CINCINNATI — A woman who was hit by a car while trying to cross a road in Avondale Saturday morning has died from her injuries, according to police.

The Cincinnati Police Department said Candice Christon, 33, was trying to cross the road near 3385 Reading Rd. just after midnight Saturday when she was hit by a car that was driving south on the street. The driver did not stop and fled the scene, according to police.

First responders transported Christon to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Christon died from her injuries at the hospital while she was being treated.

Police said they do not have any information about the make and model of the vehicle that struck Christon, and they are not sure if speed or impairment are factors in the crash at this time.