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Batavia woman dies after being hit by car in Geneva Wednesday night

Geneva Police and Fire Department work the seen of an accident along East State Street just west of Eastside Drive in Geneva on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022.

A 55-year-old Batavia woman has died after being hit by a car Wednesday night on East State Street in Geneva.

The crash occurred around 6:48 p.m. in the 700 block of East State Street (Route 38) in Geneva. The woman was walking southbound near the center turn lane on State Street east of Sandholm Street, according to a news release.

She was transported to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva, where she later died. Her name is not being released at this time pending notification to the family.

The victim was struck by a black 2018 Hyundai Kona driven by a 30-year-old Geneva woman traveling westbound on State Street, the release stated. The driver, who was not injured, was cited for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

The driver has been fully cooperating with the ongoing police investigation into the crash, according to the release. Further charges may be filed based on the results of the investigation.

State Street from East Side Drive to Sandholm Street was closed for four hours Wednesday night while the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team, in conjunction with the Geneva Police Department, investigated the crash.