A WOMAN has died after being struck by a car while walking on a zebra crossing.
Police are quizzing a Toyota driver after the 47-year-old was hit in Harehills, Leeds, shortly after midnight today.
The woman was crossing Ashley Road when she was hit by a Toyota Auris, cops say.
She was taken to hospital but sadly died a short while later.
Officers were called shortly after midnight on Saturday to reports that the Auris had been involved in a collision with a pedestrian, who was on the zebra crossing at the time.
The driver remained at the scene to help police.
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Police are appealing for two witnesses who were in a dark coloured car and stopped at the crossing at the time of the incident to come forward.
The spokesperson said: "Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal road traffic collision on Ashley Road, Leeds. Officers were called at 00.18 this morning to reports that a white Toyota Auris had been in a collision with a pedestrian.
"The Toyota Auris was travelling in the direction of Stanley Road when it was in collision with the pedestrian who was on the zebra crossing at the time.
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"The pedestrian, a 47-year-old woman, was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead a short while later. The driver of the Toyota Auris remained at the scene to help police with their enquiries.
"Officers are keen to speak to two witnesses who were in a dark coloured car that had stopped at the Zebra crossing at the time of the incident."
Anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it or anyone who has any dashcam footage are asked to contact police via the live chat options quoting log 35 of June 4.
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