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One Person Dead After Being Hit by a Car in Springfield

Springfield Police are investigating after a person was hit and killed by a car while walking in Springfield Tuesday morning.

According to reports, the victim was travelling northbound along Republic Road at around 7:30 Tuesday morning when they were struck and killed by a car travelling eastbound near the intersection of Fremont Avenue.

The victim was alive when paramedics arrived, and was transported to a local hospital, where they later died of their injuries.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.