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Troy — A woman was killed late Tuesday night after she was struck by a SMART bus while crossing a street just before midnight.

According to the Troy Police Department, the incident occurred at about 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Maplelawn and Crooks. The victim was in the Maplelawn crosswalk when a bus turning southbound from Crooks struck her.

The woman died at the scene. Police said the weather was clear, the roadway was dry and traffic signals at the intersection were blinking yellow.

The police are not releasing her name while they contact her next of kin.

The incident remains under investigation.

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