Alvarado woman, 69, hit by car, dies

Posted Monday, Jun. 24, 2013  Print Reprints

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A 69-year-old Alvarado woman died Sunday afternoon from injuries she suffered when she was hit by a car as she attempted to cross a highway just south of Cleburne, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper said Monday.

Patricia Jean Martin died at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth shortly after the accident.

Martin was hit about 5 p.m. on Texas 174 about a mile south of Cleburne.

A 1997 Mercedes southbound on the highway hit Martin, according to a DPS report.

The accident was under investigation.

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