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December 24, 2013

UPDATE; Name released of Nederland woman killed in auto-pedestrian accident

PORT ARTHUR — A 24-year-old Nederland woman was killed while walking across a highway access road Monday night.

The victim has been identified as Tiffany Nicole Wagner.

Port Arthur Police received the 911 call of an auto-pedestrian accident at about 8:49 p.m. Dec. 23. Officers found that the woman was walking north on the Memorial Boulevard/U.S. 69 northbound access road in the 10000 block. The victim was struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck traveling northbound. Witnesses at the scene stated the victim was walking in the roadway when struck, according to a press release from the Port Arthur Police Department.

The victim was transported by EMS to the Medical Center of Southeast Texas where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck was not injured. The driver was interviewed and was not believed to be intoxicated. Detectives with the criminal investigation division are following up on the case and criminal charges against the driver are not anticipated at this time.

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