Auto-pedestrian accident kills Nederland woman
A Nederland woman is dead after being struck by a pickup truck while walking in the 10,000 block of Memorial Blvd in Port Arthur Monday, Dec. 23.
According to a Port Arthur Police Department press release, around 9 p.m., Tiffany Nicole Wagner, 24, was walking north on the Memorial Boulevard northbound access road when a Chevrolet pickup truck also traveling north struck her.
PAPD responded to the scene where they interviewed witnesses who said the victim was walking in the roadway when struck and a PAPD press release states that she was wearing dark clothing.
The victim was transported by EMS to the Medical Center of Southeast Texas where she was pronounced dead.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured and police say they do not believe alcohol was a factor in the accident.
The press release states that detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division are following up on the case and criminal charges against the driver are not anticipated at this time.