Female walking across I35W in Burleson struck and killed by passing vehicles

At around 6:30am this morning, Burleson police and fire crews responded to a major accident involving a person struck by a vehicle on southbound I35W near Hidden Creek Parkway.

Units discovered a female in her 30s had attempted to cross the highway on foot when she was struck multiple times. She was staying at the Days Inn off I35W service road.

A report from the Burleson Police Department indicates she may have had drugs or alcohol in her system. She may have also been dealing with mental issues.

Southbound lanes of I35W were closed for approximately 5 hours while police investigated the scene.