1 dead, 1 injured in Murfreesboro pedestrian crash

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A woman is dead and a man was injured after getting hit by a car Friday night in Murfreesboro. 

The crash happened in the 1200 block of NW Broad Street around 10 p.m.

According to Murfreesboro Police, the two adult pedestrians were in the right travel lane when they were hit by a 2003 Saturn SI3. 

Julie Wilkerson, 45, and Jimmy Layhew Jr., 46, were both transported to St Thomas Rutherford. Wilkerson was pronounced dead at the hospital, and Layhew is now in stable condition. 

The driver, 23-year-old Steven Gavel was not injured in the crash. 

Officials say the crash is still under investigation. Gavel has not been charged at this time. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 for updates. 

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