Update: Pedestrian struck by Huntsville police car dies

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The pedestrian struck by a Huntsville police car on Monday night has died.

A Huntsville police spokesman says 27-year-old Canisha Staten of Huntsville died shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

The spokesman says a police officer struck Staten who stepped into the path of the officer's patrol car while she was trying to cross Memorial Parkway.

It happened around 10:15 p.m. on Monday just north of Oakwood Avenue.

Paramedics rushed Staten to Huntsville Hospital.

The officer involved was not injured.

The incident remains under investigation.

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