Woman fatally struck by vehicle while crossing FM 1187 in Crowley

04/29/2014 10:20 PM

04/29/2014 10:21 PM

A woman walking across Farm Road 1187 in Crowley Monday evening was fatally struck by a vehicle, a Crowley police spokeswoman said.

Karla Chapman, 31, was pronounced dead at 8:59 p.m. at the scene in the 200 block of East FM 1187, the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office reported, listing her town of residence as Kingsport.

“The preliminary investigation revealed that poor lighting conditions may have played a role in the accident,” according to a news release from Crowley police.

“The driver of the vehicle was treated and released” by Crowley emergency personnel.

Eastbound traffic was closed for several hours while Crowley police investigated, the news release said.

Burleson police assisted, the news release said.

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