Woman hit by car on Loop 101 in Scottsdale

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A woman walking on the 101 in Scottsdale was hit by a car Tuesday, shutting down part of the freeway for hours.

The accident happened just before noon on northbound SR 101 just north of Frank Lloyd Wright.

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, the female pedestrian was in the outside lane of traffic when she was struck by a vehicle. 

She was transported to Scottsdale Osborn hospital for treatment of severe injuries.

Northbound SR 101 was closed and traffic was being routed off at Princess Drive until approximately 1:40 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

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