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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Strovolos

A 66 year old woman was killed when she was hit by a car as she was attempting to cross the road in Strovolos on Thursday night.

Police named the victim as Anna Nicolaou, 66, from Strovolos.  They said the accident occurred at around 9 pm on Eracleous Street in Strovolos when, under conditions which are being investigated, the woman was hit by a vehicle as she was crossing the road.

The car was driven by a 20 year old woman who had two women passengers aged 21 and 22 with her.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Nicosia Hospital where doctors pronounced her dead.

The driver of the car was arrested at around 1.30 am on Friday as part of police investigations.


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