Pedestrian hit and killed on FM 1417

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SHERMAN, TEXAS -- A woman was hit and killed tonight as she walked along 1417.

Police say just before 7:30 p.m., 26-year-old Kayla Melton was walking in the 1700 block of South FM 1417 near Valero, when she was hit by a car.

The white 2006 Honda Civic involved in the accident was not badly damaged.

The driver had minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

This is the fifth major accident on 1417 in a month's time, the third fatality and the third pedestrian/car accident.

Police say no charges have been filled, but that the case is still an active investigation.