Woman, 24, Killed Trying To Cross E. 23rd Street

Monday, July 21, 2014

A woman was killed on Saturday afternoon trying to cross E. 23rd Street.

At approximately 4 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2119 East 23rd Street for a pedestrian struck.  Investigators found that Ashley Ward was attempting to cross the roadway on foot and was struck by an oncoming motorist. 

The motorist was unable to avoid hitting Ms. Ward and immediately stopped to render aid. 

Ms. Ward was transported to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries. 

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