DENISON, Texas (KTEN) — A 70-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed on U.S. 75 in Denison late Saturday night.

Police said Ruth Ann Ponder was walking in the northbound lanes near the Spur 503 interchange. Investigators believe she stepped into the path of a vehicle shortly before midnight.

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. Northbound traffic was diverted for about an hour 

This was Denison's third fatal crash of the year.

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