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UPDATE: Crash shuts down I-35 SB lanes

Police release victim's name

TEMPLE, Texas - Temple police have released the name of the woman killed in a hit and run crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 Thursday night.

Police say 48-year-old Veronica Salinas of Temple died when a vehicle hit her near Mile Marker #302 in Temple - on West Nugent Avenue.

The crash backed up traffic to N Loop 363, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

Investigators are still looking for the driver and say the car will most likely have extensive damage.

If you know anything about this incident, you are asked to call the Temple Police Department at (254) 298-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800)729-TIPS.


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