ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A pickup truck struck and killed a 35-year-old man in the 1200 block of Forest Edge Drive.
The fatal collision happened on Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m.READ MORE: Former Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall Explains Why No Action Was Ever Taken Against Officer Bryan Riser, Now Charged With Capital Murder
Police said the victim was wearing dark clothing had been walking southbound along the road in the lanes of traffic when he was struck by a Ford Ranger that was also traveling southbound. The driver of the pickup told officers he could not see the man until it was too late. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.READ MORE: Gov. Greg Abbott Responds To Criticism For Ending Mask Mandate, Fully Reopening Texas: 'There's Never Going To Be Uniform Agreement On This'
The driver of the Ranger remained on scene and called 911 immediately following the crash. Investigators do not believe he was speeding or impaired at the time. He is not expected to face any criminal charges.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the deceased once next of kin are notified.MORE NEWS: Visit Fort Worth Launches Campaign Promoting Businesses That Encourage Mask-Wearing
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