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Pregnant woman struck on street dies

MOBILE (AP) — An 18-year-old pregnant woman struck by a vehicle while crossing a Mobile street on Aug. 24 died Saturday from her injuries. Djuana Thomas was about 22 weeks pregnant at the time of the accident. Her fetus did not survive.

Thomas was removed from life support Saturday night and died at the University of South Alabama Medical Center, a hospital spokesman said.

Thomas was pushing a stroller carrying her 1-year-old daughter, Samiya Jordan, when they were hit at an intersection by an 18-year-old driver, police said. The child required hip surgery.

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