Police investigated after a woman was killed walking in Beacon.

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On Wednesday around 3:15 p.m., the City of Beacon Police responded to the intersection of Main Street and Teller Avenue for an accident involving a Vehicle vs. Pedestrian.

The female pedestrian was treated on scene by the City of Beacon Fire Department and transported to St. Luke’s Hospital by Mobile Life.

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A preliminary investigation revealed that a Jeep Wrangler was stopped for a red light on Main Street facing Westbound.

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The woman was standing on the corner of Main Street and Teller Avenue waiting to cross the street Eastbound.

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When the traffic light turned green, the woman began crossing the street in the crosswalk and the operator of the Jeep made a left-hand turn from Main Street onto Teller Avenue striking the woman in the roadway, police say.

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The City of Beacon Police Department did not release the woman's name.

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She was transferred from St. Luke’s Hospital to Westchester Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries, according to police.

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Police add their investigation determined that neither impairment nor speed was a factor.

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