KILLEEN, Texas — A woman died Thursday morning after being struck by two vehicles on Interstate-14 between Killeen and Copperas Cove.
The woman has been identified as Corinna Lee Ann-Nadine Pope of Lampasas, Texas. She was 30 years old.
The woman was trying to cross the road when she was struck by a unidentified car, according to Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Bryan Washko.
The driver stoppped to help the woman but before they could, another car ran over the woman and kept going. It is unknown if the second driver knew at the time what they had hit, according to Sgt. Bryan Washko.
The woman was hit near Bell Tower overpass, according to Washko. As of 8:30 a.m., heavy traffic was backed up in eastbound lanes going into Copperas Cove.
DPS stated that they wanted to remind pedestrians that crossing an interstate on foot is illegal. Texas law requires pedestrians to walk toward traffic on the improved shoulder until they can safely exit the freeway.
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