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Woman in viral hate speech video struck by vehicle; investigation underway

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    ASHEVILLE, NC ( WLOS) — An investigation is underway after an Asheville woman, known for going viral with racists rants from downtown Asheville, was hit by a vehicle.

The Asheville Police Department confirmed that officers responded after reports of a pedestrian being struck in the roadway.

Upon arrival, officers found Rachel Dawn Ruit suffering from life-threatening injuries. Ruit is currently hospitalized in critical condition.

Officials have confirmed that an Asheville Fire Department vehicle was involved in the crash.

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