Police identify woman hit and killed by car in Fountain City

2:47 PM, Aug 28, 2013   |    comments
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Knoxville Police are investigating a Tuesday night fatal accident in Fountain City.

Police say a woman was trying to cross the north bound lanes of Broadway around 10:20 p.m. when she was hit by a car.

Emergency workers say the woman, Henrietta Ortiz, 51, of Knoxville, died at the scene of the accident.

Investigators believe Ortiz may have darted out into traffic before she was hit.

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