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TSTC student dead after being hit by motorcycle identified

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Posted at 8:20 PM, May 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-04 10:46:41-04

One person is dead and another is in critical condition after an accident in Lacy Lakeview Wednesday evening. 

Lacy Lakeview Police Chief John Truehitt confirmed that a woman died after being struck by a motorcycle. The accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. on the 4800 block of the northbound Interstate 35 access road. Both were students at TSTC. 

The school identified the woman as Janette Curtis. The motorcyclist was identified as Harley McKinney. 

Truehitt said the Curtis' car had run out of gas when she was hit by the motorcycle. Curtis was taken to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. 

McKinney is in critical condition. 

Truehitt said the accident is still being investigated. 

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