Woman struck and killed in Bensalem, Pa. identified by police

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Woman struck and killed in Bensalem: Rick Williams reports during Action News at Noon on January 17, 2018. (WPVI)

Police have identified a woman who was struck and killed in Bensalem, Pa. early Wednesday.

Authorities say 30-year-old Catherine Gaffney of Philadelphia was struck by several vehicles after stepping into the northbound lanes of Bristol Pike.

It happened in snowy conditions at 5:43 a.m. Wednesday in the 3100 block of the busy highway.

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Watch video from the Action Cam on the scene of a crash that killed a pedestrian in Bensalem on January 17, 2018.



Police say the drivers of the striking vehicles remained at the scene after the incident and were cooperating with investigators.

Bristol Pike was closed for several hours at the scene as police worked to determine what led up to the accident.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident were being asked to contact Bensalem Police at 215-633-3719.

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