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Police identify woman fatally hit by car in southeast Topeka



TOPEKA, Kan. – One woman is dead Thursday evening after being hit by a car, according to Topeka police.

Officers went to the area near SE 23rd Street and SE Davies Road in Topeka around 6:00 p.m. Thursday, where a woman was reported to be lying in the road. Police told KSNT News that the woman had died at a local hospital, after being taken there for life-threatening injuries.

Police have identified the victim as 55-year-old Lora Ann Patillo.

Topeka police are asking for anyone with information to contact Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400 or Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

This is a developing story. KSNT News will update with more information as it becomes available.