Woman dies after being hit by car in Hartford

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A 24-year-old woman from Nepal has died after she was hit by a car in Hartford earlier this month.

Yeadevi Kharka, of Hartford, was walking near the intersection of Farmington Avenue and Sigourney Street around 6 p.m. on Jan. 18., when she was suddenly hit by a Pontiac Grand Prix that then crashed into a Family Dollar store. The car created a hole in the Family Dollar store building.

Kharka was taken St. Francis Hospital where she died from her injuries late Sunday night or early Monday morning.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Hartford Police Department. No charges have been filed at this time.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call 860-757-4089 or the tip line at 860-722-TIPS (8477). All tips will be kept confidential.

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