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Buford woman dies after being struck on I-85
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A Buford woman was killed early Friday after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing Interstate 85.

Gwinnett County police reported in a news release that Jade Christensen, 39, of Buford was attempting to cross I-85 just south of Buford Drive around 12:45 a.m. She crossed the northbound lanes and was attempting to cross the southbound lanes when she was struck by 2004 GMC Envoy driven by John Evans, 64, of Donnahue.

Christensen died on scene as a result of her injuries.
Investigators indicated that the victim was at fault, and say they believed her to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.

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