72-year-old pedestrian killed in Westlake crash

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WESTLAKE, Ohio-- A 72-year-old woman was killed in a crash in Westlake Wednesday morning.

It happened at Detroit Road and Hamlet Lane at about 11:30 a.m.

The crash involved a Spectrum truck and a pedestrian. Westlake police said good Samaritans and firefighters tried to help, but the victim died of her injuries.

Her name has not been released. Police said the woman was visiting from out of town.

The driver of the truck is cooperating.

"Our thoughts are with the family of the woman who tragically died in today's accident, and we are working with Westlake Police as they look into what happened," a Spectrum spokesman said in a statement.

Detroit Road in Westlake between Clague Road and the city of Rocky River was closed for several hours.

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