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Marks Tey: Women Dies In A12 Crash
A woman has died after she was hit by a car on the A12 near Marks Tey.
It happened just after one this morning (Saturday August 11th).
The 29-year-old from the Romford area died at the scene.
The 44-year-old female car driver, who lives in the Marks Tey area, was treated for shock by paramedics at the scene.
A police spokesman said: "We believe the woman crossed the carriageway after having walked off from a vehicle she had been travelling in. Its driver had stopped in a lay-by."
A section of the carriageway was closed until 8am while forensic collision investigators carried out their enquiries.
Anyone with information in connection with this fatal road crash is urged to contact Essex Police's Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or they can email the team at email@example.com
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