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Woman, 70, hit and killed in front of house

April 10, 2002

EMMITSBURG, Md. - A 70-year-old woman was struck and killed Tuesday afternoon as she crossed Old Frederick Road in front of her home to get her mail, Frederick County Sheriff's deputies said.

Irene Agnes Wantz, of 15809 Old Frederick Road, was at the center line of the road at 2:25 p.m. when she was hit by a southbound 1995 Pontiac Grand Am driven by 19-year-old Kyle David Lewis of Thurmont, Md., deputies said.

Wantz was pronounced dead at the scene, deputies said.

Deputy 1st Class William Folden is continuing his investigation into the accident.

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