Pedestrian killed in Fountain City

Pedestrian killed in Fountain City

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The accident happened at the intersection of Broadway and Woodrow Drive. The accident happened at the intersection of Broadway and Woodrow Drive.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A pedestrian was struck and killed Tuesday night in Fountain City.

The Knoxville Police Department said the accident happened around 10:20 p.m. at the intersection of Broadway and Woodrow Drive.

Officers say Henrietta Ortiz, 51, apparently darted into traffic, attempting to cross the northbound lanes of Broadway. She was struck by a car driven by James Welch, 45.

Ortiz was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

 

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