Maud – 31-year-old Jessica Rachel Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Highway 67
Posted on Friday, August 9th, 2019 at 6:39 am
Maud law enforcement officials are still searching for the driver who fled the scene after hitting a woman on Highway 67 near Highway 8, August 6th.
The fatality was identified as 31-year-old Jessica Rachell.
At around 3:21 a.m., DPS troopers responded to Highway 67 in response to a call reporting an auto vs pedestrian collision. According to the report, Rachel was seen crossing the said intersection when a motor vehicle struck her. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found Rachel lying on the ground, lifeless. She was declared deceased at the scene. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle that struck Rachel fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim. At this time, the identification of the driver as well as the description of the vehicle involved remain unknown.
Anyone who has information about the hit-and-run driver is encouraged to get in contact with local investigators.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the Maud Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.
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