Police Blotter: Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Irving

By Stacia Smith
|  Friday, Jun 10, 2011  |  Updated 3:21 PM CDT
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Police Blotter: Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Irving

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List compiled June 10, 2011.

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Here's a list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on June 10, 2011

Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Irving
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car Friday morning while attempting to cross the freeway, police said. The incident happened at the state Highway 114 and state Highway 183 split in Irving. The unidentified female pedestrian was crossing the freeway, from north to south, when she was hit by a passing black Lincoln Town Car traveling westbound on 114. The pedestrian was died at the scene. Speed or alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor to the accident, police said.

Family Escapes Two-Alarm House Fire
A family of three escaped a Grapevine house fire early Friday after the sound of shattering glass awoke them, firefighters said. Grapevine Fire Department responded to the 1000 block of Kings Canyon Court shortly before 4 a.m. Firefighters arrived to heavy fire coming from the roof of the one-story home. The family was able to safely evacuate and no injuries were reported, but the Fort Worth Star Telegram reports that one of the family's cats died and another is missing as a result of the fire.

Man Kills Estranged Wife, Self
A man fatally shot his estranged wife on a Dallas street Friday morning before fleeing to his home and killing himself, police said. Read more here.

Police Search for Subway Robbers
Duncanville police are requesting the public's help in finding two men who robbed a Duncanville area Subway late May. According to police, the two men robbed the employees and customers inside the restaurant at gun point, taking money, cell phones, and wallets. Both men were armed with semi-automatic handguns. Videos and still pictures of the men can be found here. Anyone having additional information concerning this incident can contact Det. David Moon at 972-780-5037 ext. 14.

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