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Nederland woman killed in hit-and-run in Orange overnight Sunday

Orange Police said officers found Lexie Ann Sheridan, 24, of Nederland, dead in the roadway after being hit by a car that fled the scene.

ORANGE, Texas — Investigators with the Orange Police Department are continuing to investigate the death of a 24-year-old Nederland woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Orange early Sunday morning. 

Police have a male suspect who came to the police station and gave a statement several hours after the accident according to Captain Robert Enmon.

Currently no charges have been filed against the man, who is cooperating with the investigation Enmon told 12News.

The accident happened around 2:41 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28 near South Highway 87 and Cypress Wood Drive, Orange Police Lt. J. Baggett said in a news release. 

Officers found a woman dead in the roadway. Orange Police identified her as Lexie Ann Sheridan, 24, of Nederland. 

The car that hit her fled the scene, Baggett said. 

Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 Judge Hershel Stagner pronounced her dead at the scene and ordered an autopsy. 

Orange Police is still investigating this case, Baggett said. 

Credit: EJ Williams
Credit: EJ Williams

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