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News: DWI driver fatally strikes woman at Homestead St and Peyton Rd

Posted on Monday, September 27th, 2021 at 9:24 pm    

HOUSTON, NC – Fox San Antonio reports that an alleged drunk driver ran over a woman lying on the road at Homestead St and Peyton Rd Sunday.

According to witnesses, a man and a woman were riding in a car on Homestead St when they got into an argument. The woman exited the vehicle and laid down on the road. She was then run over by a Toyota Tundra.

Police were called to the scene of the accident at 11:30 p.m. They conducted an on-field investigation and arrested the driver for suspicion of DWI.

It is unclear if the victim died at the scene or in a hospital. Police are considering her death a suicide.

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