FROM STAFF REPORTS
MARBLE FALLS — A 60-year-old Spring Branch woman died after a pickup truck struck her at about 10:50 p.m. July 4 in Marble Falls.
The Marble Falls Police Department reported that Cynthia Lee Young was hit by a 2013 Dodge pickup in the intersection of Yett and Main streets. Witnesses notified first responders who were at the Lakeside Park boat ramp due to the fireworks show.
Young, a Comal County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer, was transported by helicopter to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas in Austin, where she later died from her injuries.
Police said the driver, 33-year-old Thomas Pfeifer Jr. of Cottonwood Shores, fled the scene, but witnesses identified him to police. Pfeifer later turned himself in to the Marble Falls Police Department. He was booked into the Burnet County Jail on the charge of leaving the scene of an accident causing death. He was being held on a $10,000 surety bond as of July 5.
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call the Marble Falls Police Department at (830) 693-3611.