Woman Killed in Port Arthur, TX, Pedestrian Accident on Memorial
Port Arthur, TX -- January 29, 2017, a woman was fatally injured following an accident in which she was hit by a vehicle while crossing Memorial Boulevard.
Port Arthur authorities were called to the accident scene at around 6:30 p.m. It occurred near the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Turtle Creek Drive.
According to early reports, a woman, whose identity hasn't been released, was in traffic lanes on Memorial. It was said that she was collecting something from the roadway at the time. As she did so, a vehicle did not see her in time and struck her in the roadway. Two other cars crashed into each other as well.
As a result of the collision, the woman died at the scene of the accident. Those involved in the car crash were not harmed.
At this time, authorities are investigating what factors contributed to the accident. No further information is currently available.
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