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Truck hits pedestrian in deadly Jefferson City accident

A pedestrian dies in Jefferson City.

Police say Julie Hentges was crossing Country Club Drive at Rainbow Drive at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. She had left her car parked on the shoulder.

A truck hit the 50-year-old Holts Summit woman. She died at a hospital.

The truck driver, 21-year-old Melvin Dutton of Rogers, Arkansas, was not hurt. Authorities are investigating what caused the accident.

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