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Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Dorchester

A woman was killed after she was struck by a vehicle early this morning in Dorchester, according to Boston police.

The 32-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was struck at 4 River St., near the Washington Street intersection around 5:15 a.m., said Officer Rachel McGuire, a spokeswoman for the Boston police.

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The victim was transported to Carney Hospital with life-threatening injuries, she said, and later died of her injuries at the hospital. McGuire said the incident is not considered a hit and run.

No further information was immediately available and the incident is under investigation.

Derek J. Anderson can be reached at derek.anderson@globe.com.

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