Woman killed by car while crossing Main Street in downtown Boerne

Sharon Gibbs, 76, died at University Hospital

This Google Street View image shows the 900 block of S. Main Street in Boerne. (Google Street View)

BOERNE, Texas – A woman was hit by a car and killed Tuesday night as she attempted to cross Main Street in downtown Boerne, according to a spokesperson for the city.

The victim has been identified as Sharon Gibbs, 76.

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According to Boerne police, Gibbs dropped off her husband at a restaurant and parked across Main Street. She was attempting to cross the five-lane road when she was struck just before 9 p.m.

Gibbs was rushed to University Hospital, where she died.

The driver involved remained at the scene and is not expected to face charges.

The incident is the first pedestrian traffic death in 2022 and the fourth traffic fatality for the city of Boerne in 2022, according to Boerne PD.

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