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Several cars hit woman trying to walk across IH-37

Posted: 9:56 PM, Jan 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-03 18:34:21-05

 

UPDATE: The Nueces County Medical Examiner has identified the woman killed in Wednesday night’s fatal accident as 32-year-old Rebekah Lynn Ford.


A woman was killed after she tried crossing the interstate tonight.

It happened around 8 p.m. on IH-37 northbound between Corn Products and Lantana Street.  Police say she was struck by multiple vehicles.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say all of the drivers involved in the accident remained at the scene.  As of this evening, none of them will be facing any charges.

The highway and the flyover from NPID onto IH-37 have been closed while the investigation continues.