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Posted: Jan 17, 2013 3:21 PM

Updated: Jan 17, 2013 4:09 PM

HARLINGEN - The driver who hit a woman Thursday morning on Loop 499 in Harlingen tried to avoid the accident and stopped to help, police said.

The pedestrian, Elida Briseno, 31, died at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen shortly after 7 a.m.

Police said Briseno was walking through the intersection at Breedlove and Loop 499 when she was struck.

Investigators said the driver had a green light when the accident happened.

No charges have been filed in the case.

Topics: elida briseno, accident, harlingen, pedestrian

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