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Woman fatally struck by pickup truck

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Today at 4:11 p.m., the Cleveland Police received a call for a pedestrian struck at E. 142nd & Kinsman Avenue. Upon arrival on scene, Fourth District Officers were notified that EMS had taken the victim to Meridia South Pointe Hospital, where she later died from her injuries.

The initial investigation reveals that a red 2006 Mitsubishi pickup truck was headed southbound on E. 142nd Street south of Kinsman Avenue and struck the victim who was walking in the street southbound.

After hitting the victim, the driver of the Mitsubishi was observed throwing a liquor bottle out of the vehicle into a snow bank.

Police recovered the liquor bottle, spoke to the driver who appeared to be intoxicated then placed him under arrest.

The Cuyahoga Medical Examiner has identified the victim as Candase Moore, 25, of Cleveland.  Her official cause of death has not yet been determined.

The driver of the 2006 Mitsubishi pickup truck was identified as 33-year-old Nicholas Carter.

The Cleveland Division of Police Accident Investigation Unit was notified and is investigating the incident.

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