Unknown vehicle hits woman

By Whitney Grunder - bio | email

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE)- A Lufkin woman was walking home from the store, when she was reportedly struck by an unknown vehicle.

Police say it happened Friday at around 9 pm when 39-year-old Toni Thorndyke was walking along the shoulder of Highway 69 near the 3100 block of East Denman Avenue.

Thorndyke told police the vehicle hit her, causing her to roll in a ditch.

Although the car did not stop, she told police she was able to flag down the driver of a passing vehicle who took her to her sister's Huntington residence.

Police said Thorndyke's sister transported her to an area hospital to be treated for her injuries, which included some facial lacerations.

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