Pedestrian dead after being hit by truck

Fatal auto-pedestrian accident

A woman is dead after crossing Expressway 83 in Escobares, just outside of Rio Grande City.

Starr County deputies said the accident happened just before 9:00 p.m. on Friday.

A white truck heading westbound near Escobares Road struck a 57-year old woman. The driver is cooperating with police, and at this time no arrests have been made.

Action 4 News will continue to provide updates as information is made available.