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Jennifer Lin Bell, 43, of Bend, was killed after being hit by a car early Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 97, according to Bend police.

Police responded to reports of a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the northbound lanes of the Bend Parkway south of Empire Avenue at 12:19 a.m., according to a news release. 

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Bryce Dole is an education reporter with The Bulletin. He previously worked as a government and public safety reporter with the East Oregonian. He grew up in Grants Pass and has lived in Oregon all his life.

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