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Arrest Made in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on County Road 73

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

The 32-year old woman who was run over Wednesday by a heavy duty pickup truck just northwest of town has been identified as Mary Prickett of Corpus Christi.

The man behind the wheel of the truck that allegedly struck and killed her, 55-year old Travis James Lowman, was charged with murder Thursday and remains in the Nueces County Jail on a $200,000 bond.

The incident happened Wednesday afternoon in the 5700 block of County Road 73. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found the driver of the truck and the woman's fiancé nearby.

Witnesses said that the men were involved in a heated discussion moments before the woman was hit.