A woman in her forties was killed overnight as she was walking her dog on a busy near north side street, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
Police say the woman was walking up Blanco Road wearing dark clothing when she decided to cross Blanco away from a marked and lighted crosswalk near Edison St.
A woman in her fifties who was driving southbound on Blanco didnt see the woman and the dog until it was too late and ran over them.
The woman was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The driver will not face charges.
The dog was also killed.