MONROE TWP. (WWJ/AP) – Police say a pickup truck hit two Monroe women who were standing in the road, killing one of the pedestrians and critically injuring the other.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department said 18-year-old Elizabeth J. Winter died at the scene of Tuesday night’s crash in Monroe Township. Deputies say 29-year-old Nicole M. Holt was taken to a hospital in Toledo, where she was last listed in critical condition.

Investigators say 57-year-old Monroe resident John Chiotti was driving westbound on S. Custer Road around 7:45 p.m. when the crash occurred. He was uninjured.

Police say they aren’t sure why the women were in the roadway. An investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at 734-240-7768.

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