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Police: Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle identified

Crash happened Monday morning in Stoughton, officials say

STOUGHTON, Wis. - A pedestrian involved in a vehicle crash in Stoughton Monday morning died at a local hospital, according to a release.

According to the release, a 76-year-old woman died from injuries she sustained when she was hit by the SUV, according to the release.

Officials said they responded to reports of a crash on North Page at West Wilson streets in Stoughton Monday around 11 a.m.

Witnesses were performing Cardio Cerebral Resuscitation on a pedestrian involved in the crash, according to the release. EMS took over, continued CCR and transported the victim to Stoughton Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead at 11:35 a.m.

Her name has not been released.

Officials said a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2009 Buick Enclave driven by Dennis E. Radecke, 68, of Stoughton, was traveling northbound on North Page Street when he struck the 76-year-old female pedestrian in the crosswalk at West Wilson Street.

Radecke refused medical attention at the scene and was wearing a seat belt, according to the release.

The crash is still under investigation.

Alcohol and speed do not appear to be factors in the crash, officials said.

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