DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — A pedestrian is dead after an auto accident involving an off-duty Dallas police officer.
It was around 10:00 p.m. Sunday when officials with the Dallas Police Department say an officer was driving his personal vehicle in the 8100 block of the LBJ Freeway service road.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Tello Hernandez Faces Intoxication Manslaughter Charge Following Fatal Crash
At some point investigators say a pedestrian stepped off a curb onto the street, directly in front of the officer’s vehicle.READ MORE: Homeowner Terry Duane Turner Charged In Slaying Of Motorist Adil Dghoughi In His Driveway
The victim, who has not been identified, was struck by the officer’s vehicle and died at the scene.MORE NEWS: Dallas Neighborhood Crime Spike Has Many Questioning, 'Is Uptown Going Downhill?'
Police say the officer, who was not injured, was on his way home at the time of the accident.