Elderly woman hit, killed by pickup in northeast Harris County

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HARRIS COUNTY - An elderly woman crossing the street was hit and killed by a pickup truck over the weekend in northeast Harris County.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of Magnolia Cove.

Houston police said the 60-year-old woman was attempting to cross the street when she was hit by a Ford F-250 truck traveling westbound on Magnolia Cove. The victim was taken to Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital where she died.

The driver told police the setting sun had momentarily blinded him.

Houston police said alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

No charges will be filed. Names of those involved were not immediately released.

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