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Pedestrian Struck and Killed by 18 Wheeler in Garland

by Front Porch Rockwall

 

 

This morning, just before 4:00 am Garland Police responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on westbound I-30 near Rosehill Road. Investigators believe the pedestrian, a white male, was walking in the roadway before being struck by an 18-wheeler. The male was transported to a nearby hospital, by Garland Fire, where he was pronounced deceased.

Officers learned that two 18-wheelers were traveling westbound on Highway I-30 when one swerved the avoid the pedestrian walking in a travel lane. The 18-wheeler traveling behind was unable to stop in time to avoid impact.
The victim has been identified as 60-year-old Richard Clyde Autry, Jr. of Garland.
There are no other injuries reported and no criminal charges filed on the driver at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

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