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Woman killed while trying to walk across IH-37

Posted at 9:44 PM, Jan 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 19:36:44-05


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 between Corn Products and Lantana Street.  Police say she was struck by multiple vehicles.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.

I-37 pedestrian fatality

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 where the accident happened has been closed for a few hours during the investigation.