By Associated Press - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - An 84-year-old Fairbanks woman died early Tuesday night when she was struck by a car as she walked along the Steese Highway.

Alaska State Troopers say Leila Peterman was walking north of Fox when she was struck by a car driven by 25-year-old Tyrel Christensen of Fairbanks.

Troopers took a call on the accident just before 5:30 p.m.

Fox is a former mining camp 11 miles north of Fairbanks.

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