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Pedestrian killed near downtown Fort Worth

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday on East Lancaster Avenue near downtown Fort Worth, police said.
A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday on East Lancaster Avenue near downtown Fort Worth, police said. Star-Telegram archives

A pedestrian was killed Monday night on a street east of downtown Fort Worth, and a motorist was under investigation for possible drunken driving, officials said.

Police responded shortly before 9 p.m. to a 911 call about a major accident at East Lancaster Avenue and South Riverside Drive.

An adult woman was pronounced dead at the scene, MedStar spokesman Matt Zavadsky said. Her name of the victim was not been released.

The driver was under investigation suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Police released no other information.

No other injuries were reported.

Part of East Lancaster between South Riverside and U.S. 287 was closed as authorities investigated.

Domingo Ramirez Jr.: 817-390-7763, @mingoramirezjr

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