Woman crossing Highway 84 hit and killed by a semi truck

A woman was hit and killed by a semi truck in Slaton Tuesday night. 

Slaton Police Chief Trevor Barnes says it happened around 9:00 p.m. on Highway 84 near Woodrow Road. 

Chief Barnes says the woman was crossing the highway when she was hit.

Authorities are still working to identify the woman and her next of kin but say she's a middle aged woman.

An autopsy is scheduled.

Parts of Highway 84 were closed for a few hours during the investigation but were reopened shortly after midnight.

Slaton Police, Slaton Fire and DPS all responded to the scene. 


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