Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle Killed in South Abilene
Abilene, Texas – A 28-year-old woman died from injuries as a result of being hit by a vehicle in South Abilene on Sunday, October 23, 2022.
Police responded to a pedestrian hit by a vehicle in the 3400 Block of South 14th Street at 9:36 p.m. Officers arrived to find a female lying in the roadway with injuries consistent with being hit by a vehicle. Officers on scene noted the deceased appeared to be the same female reported to have been walking in the roadway approximately 30 minutes earlier. At that time, she was observed and appeared to be abiding by all traffic laws.
The driver of a 2015 Jeep Cherokee was contacted on scene, and it was determined they were traveling west on South 14th and struck the female causing severe injuries. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Earl Donnell. The identity of the female will be released upon next of kin notification.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this crash, and the investigation is ongoing.
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