Woman killed, her daughter injured after struck by truck

Police are investigating a pickup truck accident in southwest Houston that ended with the death of a 23-year-old woman and left her 6-year-old daughter with minor injuries.

Officers arrived to Bissonnet Street near McAvoy Drive before 7 a.m. Wednesday and learned that the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck had exited a private driveway and traveled a short distance before the vehicle struck the woman and child.

The 23-year-old woman was taken to a nearby hospital where she later died. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is working to verify her identity.

Police questioned the driver of the Ford F-150 and later released him. The driver will not be charged.