Woman Killed in Overnight Crash
POSTED: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 11:22am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:22pm
The accident happened just after 2:30 Wednesday morning.
The accident happened shortly after 2:30 Wednesday morning on U.S. 54 near Transmountain. Police say a truck slammed into a car being pushed by three women on the shoulder. One woman was hit. She lost her leg and was transported to Beaumont Army Medical Center where she later died. The other two women were not hurt. Police say the driver of the truck was drunk and could face vehicular manslaughter charges. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.