ARLINGTON, TX – An elderly woman was fatally struck by a pickup truck as she attempted to cross a busy south Arlington intersection this morning.

According to the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, the woman was hit by a Ford F-150 at about 6:45 a.m. as she crossed Turner Warnell Road near Mazourka Drive.

The victim, 79-year-old Mercedes Chaparro, of Arlington, died at the scene.

The driver of the pickup stopped and cooperated with investigators. It is unclear if they will face any charges at this time.

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