El Paso, TX (KTSM) - El Paso Police say that a 65-year-old woman died while crossing the street in West-Central El Paso Wednesday night around 7 p.m.
The crash happened on Mesa and River near Cathedral High School. According to police, Marguerite Caruthers was crossing Mesa from west to east when she was hit by a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 55-year-old man.
EPPD investigators say that Caruthers was not in a cross walk when she was hit by the truck. She was transported to University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
This is the 7th traffic fatality in 2017 compared to 9 during this time in 2016.