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Woman hit by car in East Ridge identified

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EAST RIDGE (WRCB)-- East Ridge Traffic Investigators have identified the woman hit by a car Thursday night in front of the Waffle House on Ringgold Road.

Numerous witnesses say 50-year-old Sharon Turner made statements indicating her intent to purposely walk into traffic. Turner then walked out of the restaurant and was hit by a Nissan Altima a short time later.

The driver, Deborah Hale, age 26, was not injured in the incident, but was taken to Park Ridge East Hospital for routine blood tests.

Turner was taken to Erlanger Medical Center where she is currently listed in critical condition.

East Ridge police say the investigation is still ongoing.  

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