Galveston information: Doctor dies after being struck

Dr. Nancy Hughes ran a household follow close to the place police say she was struck and killed.

GALVESTON, Texas — Galveston police say they’re utilizing each single useful resource to seek out the individual or individuals who killed a beloved physician on the island.

Dr. Nancy Hughes ran a household follow not removed from the place she was hit and killed Friday morning. She comes from a household of docs, together with a brother and father.

Galveston police will solely inform us that Dr. Hughes and her bicycle had been discovered within the space close to Seawall Boulevard and East Beach Drive.

Two random individuals who had been out to benefit from the dawn got here up on the physician and known as for assist. But it was too late.

Like so lots of her sufferers, Alice Jensen’s coronary heart is damaged.

“Not only was she my doctor, she was my friend. She just became a friend really quickly,” she mentioned. “She was just one of those doctors, one of those people that you feel like you knew forever. And I’m sure you’ve been around the island and people have told you that. She was a sweetheart; a true healer. This is tragic.”

So in the event you had been out within the Cherry Hill space of the Seawall close to East Beach Drive, between 6:15 a.m. and 6:40 a.m. and also you assume you noticed or heard one thing, please name Galveston police.

The workers at Dr. Hughes’ office are working to assist sufferers whereas additionally grieving the lack of their boss and expensive buddy.

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