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Woman dies after being hit by vehicle on Old Spanish Trail in Houston’s south side

HOUSTON, TX — A 54-year-old woman was fatally injured Saturday evening due to a pedestrian crash on Old Spanish Trail in south Houston, reports the Houston Police Department.

The department’s Vehicular Crimes Division said the incident unfolded in the 3900 block of the road on November 25, at around 7:00 p.m.

According to a preliminary investigation, Carol Coleman was on foot when she tried to cross Old Spanish Trail outside of a designated crosswalk. While in the roadway, she was struck by an eastbound driver in a gray Mercedes GLA 350.

Houston Fire Department paramedics rushed Coleman to Ben Taub General Hospital, where she later died from her injuries, confirmed officials.

The driver of the Mercedes, also a 54-year-old woman, stayed at the scene and cooperated with officials. She was determined not to be impaired a the time of the crash and was subsequently released.

No further information has been made available at this time.

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