Pedestrian dies after hit by car
A woman was fatally hit by a car in an area that does not have sidewalks, investigators said.
police said the woman and her husband were walking to their car on
South MacGregor Way near Calhoun Road about 9 p.m. on Wednesday, after
they attended a party nearby.
Witnesses said the two were walking in the street because there are no sidewalks in the area and the street was lined with cars.
"She attempted to avoid them but ends up striking a female pedestrian ... ends up sending her airborne," said Sgt. Izaguire.
The woman was rushed to Ben Taub Hospital, where she died. Her name has not been released, but police said she was 62 years old.
According to investigators, the driver of the vehicle was not speeding or intoxicated. She is not expected to be charged.