Authorities: Pickup truck hits 2 women, killing 1


MONROE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities say a pickup truck hit two women who were standing in a southeast Michigan roadway, killing one of the pedestrians and critically injuring the other.

The Monroe County sheriff's department says 18-year-old Elizabeth J. Winter of Monroe died at the scene of Tuesday night's crash in Monroe Township, about 35 miles southwest of Detroit. The department says 29-year-old Nicole M. Holt of Monroe was in critical condition at a hospital in Toledo, Ohio.

Investigators say the truck was driven by a 57-year-old Monroe man. He wasn't injured. It wasn't immediately known why the women were in the roadway.

The crash is under investigation.

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