Woman fighting for her life after being hit by truck, police say

Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 1:47am

A woman is fighting for her life after Special Traffic Investigators say a truck hit her.

The crash happened late Saturday night at Mesa and Missouri in downtown El Paso, in front of the Chase drive-by ATMs.

Witnesses say the victim is an elderly woman, locally known as the 'candy lady,' who sells candy and chips around downtown El Paso.

Local 4 News was at the scene. Bags of candy and chips covered in blood were lying on Mesa St.

STI says the woman is at the University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Loca 4 News will bring you more information as soon as it becomes available. 


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