Woman Struck, Killed Along East Fifth Avenue

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A pedestrian was struck and killed early Saturday morning in east Columbus.

Police identified the victim as Christina M. Mallory, age 23. Investigators said she was struck and killed at the intersection of East Fifth Ave. and Cassady Ave. shortly before 4 a.m.

The woman was taken to Grant Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at about 4:35 a.m.

Police said it appeared that the driver who struck the woman fled the scene in a black Cadillac.

Officers closed streets in the area for investigation until about 7:30 a.m.

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