26-year-old woman dies after being hit by car in Madison

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A woman has died after being hit by a car while crossing a road in Madison Wednesday night.

Metro police responded around 10 p.m. to the crash involving a car and a passenger at North Graycroft Avenue and Nesbitt Lane.

Officers said Danielle Decesare, 26, was walking east on Nesbitt Lane, when she entered the intersection and was struck by the driver of a passenger car, traveling south on North Graycroft Avenue. The driver told investigators he did not see Decesare, who lived near the crash scene.

The intersection does not have a crosswalk and there are no traffic controls on North Graycroft Avenue, according to police.

Detectives said there was no evidence of drug or alcohol involvement, but the investigation is ongoing.

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