A young woman in her 30s died early Monday morning after she was hit by a car near Beersheba's main psychiatric hospital.

At around 7:30 a.m., a taxi driving near the entrance to the hospital collided with the woman. An ambulance was summoned to the scene, and paramedics administered first aid before rushing her to hospital in critical condition.

Doctors at Soroka University Medical Center pronounced the woman dead.

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