POSTED: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 3:24pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 8:45am
BROOKS COUNTY, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating an auto pedestrian accident that took the lives of two women.
On Tuesday, March 25th at around 6 a.m. the driver of a Ford passenger van was traveling southbound on US 281 when two women, 40 and 19 years of age, attempted to cross the roadway when they were struck by the van.
DPS Troopers say the women were from Mexico and both the Consulate of Mexico and Border Patrol officials have been notified.
Authorities continue to investigate the accident and no charges have been filed on the driver at this time.