Woman killed when car broke down on fwy

January 18, 2009 6:21:40 AM PST
A woman is dead and an infant is in the hospital after a wreck in Montgomery County. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The accident happened around 6:20pm Saturday on the North Freeway near Shephard Hill. The woman's car broke down in the northbound lanes of I-45. The woman got out and went around to the passenger side of the vehicle at the time, trying to get the baby from the backseat. The driver of an SUV didn't see the woman in time and hit her. The woman died instantly.

The baby was found underneath the driver's seat and was taken to the hospital. The infant's condition is not known.

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