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Woman hit, killed while walking on Highway 2 near Leduc

A woman was killed after walking on Highway 2 near Leduc.

The woman was hit by more than one vehicle, RCMP say

A woman was struck around 1 a.m. Friday as she walked in the northbound lanes of the highway. (CBC)

A woman was killed after being hit by more than one vehicle on Highway 2 near Leduc Friday morning.

The woman was walking in the northbound lanes of the highway near the 41st Avenue S.W. exit around 1:16 a.m. when she was hit by vehicles, Leduc RCMP said.

The woman died on scene.

The people in the vehicles involved were not injured.

The identity of the woman is not being released pending notification of next of kin, RCMP said.

RCMP closed a section of the highway near the collision site for several hours Friday morning but traffic has since returned to normal.

A collision analyst is involved in the ongoing investigation, RCMP said.

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