Woman killed in I-35 hit-and-run identified; driver still at large

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TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Temple police Friday identified a woman who was struck and killed on Interstate 35 by a hit-and-run driver who remains at large as Veronica Salinas, 48, of Temple.

Salinas was struck while crossing the southbound interstate at around 8:45 p.m. Thursday at exit 302 near Industrial Boulevard.

She died at the scene.

The Temple Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating.

“Any vehicles involved in this accident will most likely have extensive damage,” police said in a press release Friday.

Investigators are asking anyone who was involved or witnessed the accident to call the Temple Police Department at (254) 298-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-TIPS.