Police identify woman hit by car in Colonie

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Police have identified the woman who died after a car hit her Monday night on Central Avenue.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. in Colonie. Police say 40-year-old Stacy Benoit of Albany appeared to be walking inside the center turn lane near Fairfield Avenue. She died there on the scene.

Police say the driver was not impaired and is cooperating.

Benoit had no ID on her. Police released a description of her and photos of her tattoos in the hopes the public could help identify her.

Police credit help from the Capital Region Crime Analysis Center and the public in determining the Benoit’s identity.