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UPDATE: Name of woman killed while getting mail released

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LINCOLN COUNTY (WAOW) -- Investigators say Leilla Frederick, 86, was killed as she was crossing the road to get her mail in the Town of Pine River.

The crash happened just after 6:00 PM, Wednesday, on Highway 64 and Spile Dam Road, about 7 miles outside Merrill.

Police say Frederick was wearing dark clothing and there are no street lights on the road.   They say the driver told them he just didn't see her, he wasn't hurt.  There was a passenger who had minor injuries.

Police say the crash is still under investigation but they don't anticipate issuing any citations.

Online Reporter: Cami Mountain

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