Center woman dead in pedestrian-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning

SHELBY COUNTY The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to a report of an auto-pedestrian crash this morning on US 84, just east of County Road 3590.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 6:40 a.m., a 2015 Toyota passenger car was traveling west on US 84, in the inside lane, when it struck a pedestrian who was in the roadway attempting to cross the highway.

The driver of the Toyota is identified as 35-year-old Joshua Hankins from Logansport, LA. Hankins was not injured during the crash.

The pedestrian is identified as 76-year-old Doris Washington from Center. Washington was pronounced deceased at the scene by a Shelby County Justice of the Peace.

This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.