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Arlington woman dies after being struck by SUV

Arlington police at the scene of a deadly traffic accident Monday night in which a woman was run down by an SUV.
Arlington police at the scene of a deadly traffic accident Monday night in which a woman was run down by an SUV. Arlington police via Twitter

An unidentified woman was killed Monday night when an SUV struck her as she crossed South Cooper Street about two miles north of I-20, police say.

They say she wasn't using a crosswalk and the driver probably won't be charged.

The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. in the 2700 block of South Cooper Street, police said in a news release.

The woman, whose name won't be released until the Tarrant County medical examiner has notified her next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, police say.

The driver of the SUV stopped and is cooperating with investigators, police say.

Slow down, and stay away from emergency vehicles and stranded cars in the far right lane. This dashcam video released by Euless police shows what could happen when you don't.

The city's Fort Worth Safe Communities Collaborative is tracking car crash data based on MedStar 911 calls, and has ranked the intersections where the most accidents have happened during the past year.

In 2015, 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. If you text and drive, your next message may be your last.

Stephen English: 817-390-7330, @sbenglish74
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