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HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. - A woman is dead after being struck by a car while attempting to cross the street on Friday.

Hackettstown Police responded to Willow Grove Street at 5:12 p.m. for reports of a struck pedestrian, according to a report by authorities. 

Police said 72-year-old Brenda Sargeant of Mansfield Township was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross Willow Grove Street going east.

Sargeant was transported to Hackettstown Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead, police said.

The accident closed Willow Grove Street between Connie Terrace and Cindy Terrace for about two and a half hours.

The crash remains under investigation.