A car struck a woman in northwest Houston, but the driver’s actions may have prevented criminal charges

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A woman in northwest Houston died last night after being hit by a car as she crossed the street.

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According to Houston Police, the accident occurred at the intersection of Wirt and Kilburn roads when the woman was crossing the street with a shopping cart.

Investigators say the driver stopped to call 911.

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Because the driver stopped to render aid, police say charges are not expected to be filed.

This is a developing story.

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