UTA senior killed in pedestrian-auto accident

A UT Arlington student was killed after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Cooper.

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A UT Arlington student was killed Wednesday evening after being struck by a vehicle while walking. 

The incident occurred around 5 p.m. in the 200 block of South Cooper Street.

Eneyda Sorto, 27, of Irving, was crossing Cooper Street when she was struck by a white truck as it was turning southbound onto Cooper from Abram Street.

UT Arlington's student newspaper, The Shorthorn, identified Sorto as a senior social work student at the school.

She was transported to Medical Center of Arlington where she was pronounced dead at 7:15 p.m.

An investigation is ongoing, but charges are not expected to be filed, according to an Arlington police spokesperson.