Update: Police identify woman killed after being struck by van on Dyer

Pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle on Dyer and Hercules

Police have identified the woman who was struck and killed in Northeast El Paso last week.

Caroline Coila Jenkins, 74, was crossing Dyer Street at Titanic Avenue last Thursday afternoon when a nine-passenger van hit her.

Jenkins was taken to University Medical Center, where she died.

She was not at a crosswalk when the accident happened, police said.

The driver of the van was identified as 46-year-old Joy Wheaton. Wheaton is not facing charges at this time.

Police said this is the 25th traffic death of the year.

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