Pedestrian Hit by Truck, Killed in Highway 77 Accident

Department of Public Safety investigators say a man died after he was hit by a pickup truck along Highway 77 in Kenedy County around 7 p.m. Saturday night.

According to investigators, a Dodge Ram traveling northbound on Highway 77 struck the man as he was walking on the right-hand lane of the highway. Troopers said he died instantly.

So far, the victim has not been identified. His body was transported to the Nueces County Medical Examiner's office.

DPS investigators said the driver has not been charged, but the investigation is far from over.


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