Fort Worth

Pedestrian killed in far north Fort Worth

A woman died Thursday night after she was hit by a car at Texas 170 and Old Denton Road, police said Friday.

Officer Daniel Segura, a police spokesman, said the woman had been walking in the roadway when she was struck by the oncoming vehicle shortly before 8 p.m.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified Friday afternoon as 36-year-old Lakeshia Heckard-Franco.

The driver, who called 911 to report the collision, was not injured, said MedStar spokesman Matt Zavadsky..

Details relayed to dispatchers initially reported the victim to be a man.