Pedestrian dies in Tasmania highway crash

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Police are investigating a crash that killed a woman who was walking with a suitcase along a rural highway in southern Tasmania.

The 37-year-old was struck by a vehicle on the Midland Highway at Brighton north of Hobart about 10pm on Wednesday.

The 19-year-old driver and two passengers were not injured and remained at the scene.

Investigators are calling for anyone with information to come forward, particularly those who may have seen the woman walking on highways in the area between 8pm and 10.15pm.

"Police would also like to talk to anyone who may have given the woman a lift in their vehicle during this time," Tasmania Police Senior Sergeant Jason Klug said.

The woman was wearing a black top, blue jeans, black sneakers and was carrying a black suitcase.

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