Vidor hit and run suspect arrested in grandmother's death

William Kevin McClure | Photo: Orange County Jail

Vidor Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for the hit-and-run death of a grandmother leaving Texas Maze of Terror with her family, police said Nov. 2.

Kevin McClure, 49, of Orange County, is charged with failing to stop and render aid with serious bodily injury or death, which is a second degree felony punishable by two to 20 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

McClure is currently being held at the Orange County Correctional Facility, awaiting bond, Vidor Police Chief Rod Carroll said in a release.

Wanda Spoonmore, 71, was struck and killed by a driver in the 1700 block of Highway 12 in Vidor on Oct. 13. Vidor Police dispatch received the call at 9:05 p.m.

Spoonmore had just left the Texas Maze of Terror with her grandchildren, who saw their grandmother get hit, the 911 caller told dispatch. Officers responding found Spoonmore's body in the roadway. Others at the scene tried giving her CPR, police said, but she was pronounced deceased at St. Elizabeth's Hospital.

Witnesses told police that the vehicle that hit Spoonmore left the scene without stopping or offering aid.

Vidor Police were given a description of a light colored SUV or crossover vehicle with damage to the right front side of the vehicle. Crime Stoppers offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to suspects in the case.

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