Midland woman killed after being hit by a vehicle

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Midland woman is dead and the man she was walking across the street with is clinging to life, after they were hit by a car late Tuesday night.

Carla Sue Maxwell and Edgar Atkinson were walking across Lamesa street around 11 p-m.

A car driven by 21-year-old Erica Rodriguez was heading south on the street when the accident happened.

The pedestrians were in the middle of the street, but not at a crosswalk.

Maxwell was pronounced dead at Midland Memorial Hospital, Atkinson is in critical condition today.

Police continue their investigation, and tell us Rodriguez has not been charged.