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      Pedestrian killed in central Toledo early Monday

      A Toledo woman was killed early Monday morning after stepping into a road in central Toledo.

      A Toledo woman was killed early Monday morning after stepping into a road in central Toledo.

      62-year-old Nazia Awada was walking along Franklin Avenue around 5 a.m. when she stepped into the path of a Chrysler Minivan driven by 60-year-old Ralph Worthy.

      Worthy immediately called 9-1-1 and remained at the scene until help arrived.

      Awada was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

      The incident occurred just past the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Franklin.

      An investigation is on-going; however, police say alcohol and speed were not factors.

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