Woman Killed while Crossing Congress Avenue

A 65-year-old woman who was struck and killed as she walked across a busy street Thursday evening, police said.

The crash occurred shortly before 6:45 p.m. as Marie Yvonne Dorelien was crossing Congress Avenue, north of Linton Boulevard. She was walking east toward Linton Square Plaza, said Delray police spokeswoman Sgt. Nicole Guerriero. Dorelien, who not using a crosswalk, was taken to Delray Medical Center where she later died.

The driver of the 1993 gray Chevrolet Camaro, who was not identified, was travelling south on Congress Avenue when his car struck Dorelien. The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact traffic homicide investigator Justin Reed at 561-243-7800.

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