However, officials are not releasing the woman’s identity until her relatives have been notified. (UPDATE: The victim has now been named.)
Around 8:45 a.m. Saturday, October 23, police responded to US 287 near Windthorst Road in reference to a possible human body seen on the northbound lanes of the highway.
Investigators initially believed the woman may have been struck by a vehicle.
An official news release update said that detectives have ruled the incident a suicide. There is still an ongoing investigation into the hit-and-run vehicle.
US 287 was reopened a few hours after the incident occurred.
If you have any information that could help the WFPD in this investigation, please call the WFPD Crime Stoppers at (940) 322-9888 or the WFPD non-emergency line at (940) 720-5000.
This is an ongoing investigation. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we learn more.