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HOUSTON — A woman was killed Friday morning after being hit by a Harris County deputy in on the southwest side of town, the Houston Police Department said.

Investigators said the deadly crash happened around 3 a.m. on Westheimer Road near Shadow View Lane. The woman was standing in the middle of the street when the officer hit her, police said.

The deputy involved is with Harris County Sheriff’s Office Pct. 5, officials confirmed.

The victim died at the scene.

The city of Houston, HCSO and HPD are working together to investigate the incident.