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Canadian tourist dies after being hit by car

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A woman has died after being hit by a car while crossing a road outside a hotel in Playa del Carmen.

The tragic accident occurred Monday afternoon outside the Ocean H10 hotel in north Playa del Carmen. Authorities say the woman and her husband, who were visitors to the area, were crossing the road when the woman was struck by an oncoming car.

Witnesses said that the couple were crossing the road pulling their suitcases, heading toward a waiting van on the other side when the accident occurred.

The woman died at the scene. Other than her nationality of being Canadian, no other details have been released.