Elderly woman struck by vehicle near popular Waco pizza joint identified

An update on an auto-pedestrian accident in Waco

UPDATE (7/13/17): The elderly victim was identified as Luddie Hubert, 88, of Waco, according to police.

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An elderly woman died Wednesday evening, after she was struck by a pickup truck in the 500 block of Valley Mills Drive -- near Poppa Rollo's Pizza -- around 3:15 p.m.

Waco Police said the woman was crossing Valley Mills Drive when she stepped in front of the pickup truck that was driving south. The driver could not see her and immediately pulled over to render aid, police said.

The victim was transported to the hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries around 5:55 p.m., according to Waco Police Sergeant Patrick Swanton. The victim had not been identified, as of early Wednesday evening.

Swanton said police had no plans to charge the driver because the crash seemed like a tragic accident.

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