Mobile Police identify woman killed on Old Shell Rd.

MPD: Victim was wearing safety vest when struck by pickup truck

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UPDATE 7/29/2014, 2:12 p.m.: Mobile Police identified the victim of a traffic fatality as 53-year-old Janis Bowens.

Earlier: According to officials, on Monday, July 28, 2014, at approximately 9:40 a.m. Traffic Safety Officers responded to the area of Old Shell Road in front of Stanky Baseball Field for report of one struck. The 53-year-old victim was in the area of Stanky Field blowing debris from the roadway when she was struck by a pickup traveling westbound.

Officials said, the victim was wearing her safety vest at the time of the crash. She was transported to a local hospital where she died from her injuries.

According to officials, the driver of the pickup truck was given a breathalyzer test and field sobriety test which he passed.

Officials said investigators will continue the investigation. If you have any information please call (251) 208-7211.

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