Connecticut woman struck, killed on Route 1 & 9 in Newark

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A Connecticut woman has died after she was struck by two vehicles on an Essex County highway.

Authorities say the accident occurred early Sunday morning. They say 29-year-old Diana Carolina Gonzalez-Rivera of Stamford was driving a Honda Civic on Routes 1 & 9 in Newark when she stopped the car, got out and walked into oncoming traffic. She was struck by two cars and was pronounced dead about 30 minutes later at University Hospital in Newark.

Authorities say her minor son was in the car at the time but wasn't injured.

No charges have been filed against the drivers of the other cars.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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