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      Woman killed after being hit by car in Brownsville

      A woman is dead after being hit by a car during an early morning accident in Brownsville.

      The fatal accident happened off Boca Chica Boulevard near Owens Road early Monday morning.

      Brownsville police were called to the scene for an auto pedestrian accident.

      Investigators said 60-year-old Maximina Hinojosa was killed after being hit by a vehicle.

      Hinojosa died at the scene but an autopsy has been ordered to learn more about her death.

      Police said the driver of the car remained at the scene.

      No citations or charges have been filed at this time but the fatal accident remains under investigation.