Auto-pedestrian crash leaves 88-year-old woman dead
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 04:43:18 GMT —
One person is dead after being run over on a busy roadway.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating the accident, which happened in Edinburg.
The fatal incident happened just after 8:00 p.m. on March 28, 2014.
Authorities responded to the fatal auto-pedestrian crash, which happened on Trenton Road.
DPS confirmed 88-year-old Felishia Shawnee died as a result of the injuries she sustained.
DPS said the incident happened when a 70-year-old driver of Dodge Dart was driving down Raul Longoria when Shawnee was walking across the road.
Witnesses say the lane was temporarily closed as authorities responded to the scene.
No charges are expected to be filed against the driver who struck the Edinburg woman as he stopped to render aid.