Amarillo pedestrian killed in accident

Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Police are investigating an incident that took the life of an area pedestrian.

Officers were dispatched to the 7800 block of east Amarillo Boulevard early Saturday morning.

A 41 year old woman was walking in the left lane for westbound traffic when she was reportedly struck by a vehicle driven by 35 year old, Thu Le Paw.

Paw was driving westbound in the left lane.

Authorities have yet to determine why the pedestrian was walking in the middle of a highway at night and tell us intoxicants are a possible factor.

The victim's name is being withheld until next of kin are notified.