ETX man struck, killed by vehicle Wednesday night identified
POSTED: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:57pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 5:45pm
Marshall, Texas (KETK) —
An East Texas man is dead after being hit by a car Wednesday night in Marshall.
Marshall Police Communications received a 911 call around 8:18 p.m., in reference to an accident in the 1600 block of United States Highway 59 North, also known as East End Boulevard.
Investigation of the scene indicated that a pedestrian attempted to cross Hwy 59 headed eastbound and was struck by an SUV. The driver was traveling northbound in the outside lane on US HWY 59 when the accident occurred.
The victim, identified as Augustus Leon Waters, 60, of Marshall was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Clarice Watkins.
An autopsy was ordered to determine the exact cause of death. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured and no charges were filed at the time of the incident.
The investigation is ongoing.