A 60-year-old woman is dead and a 57-year-old man is injured after being struck by a truck while getting into a minivan early Saturday morning in West Dallas, police say.
The crash happened in the 3500 block of Canada Drive at about 3:30 a.m., Dallas police said.
Police said the man was helping the woman, who used a walker, get into their minivan, which was parked along a curb on Canada Drive, when a Ford F-150 struck the minivan and both victims.
Both were taken to an area hospital, where the woman died from injuries and the man was in serious condition, police said.
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Police said the driver of the truck, identified as 33-year-old Gustavo Vargas-Gonzalez, walked away from the scene and did not render aid.
Officers found him hiding in a levee near the scene. He faces charges of accident involving death and accident involving serious bodily injury, police said.