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Pedestrian hit and killed on Hwy 204

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By WTOC Staff

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - New information about what police thought was a hit and run that killed a pedestrian.

Traffic investigators have determined that the fatality on Highway 204 and I-95 was not a hit and run.

Originally, a witness said that another car had been involved and had left the scene. Now police say a 1993 Buick Park Avenue was the only car involved in the accident. 

Police say Kokila Patel and two of her friends were attempting to cross Highway 204 late Tuesday night when a car struck Kokila Patel and one of her friends.

Patel was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say her friend was hit by the mirror of the car and had only minor injuries.

Police closed down 204 in both directions while they investigated the accident.

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