Woman hit and killed walking across Clarksville street

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A young woman was hit and killed while crossing a street in Clarksville late Saturday night. 

According to Clarksville police, a 20-year-old woman was attempting to cross 101st Airborne Division Parkway near Whitfield Road when she was hit by a 2003 Nissan Xterra driven by 45-year-old  Jose E. Alvarado Galvez.

Police said the driver had a green light and that the woman stepped into the lanes of traffic anyway. They added that she was wearing dark clothing and there was light rain/drizzle at the time of the incident. 

Galvez was not injured, said police. He was arrested for driving on a suspended license and not having proof of insurance. 

The woman’s identity was not immediately released. 

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