Updated: Police Identify Pedestrian Killed in Monday Night Accident

Published 07/28 2014 11:27PM

Updated 07/29 2014 11:45AM


Abilene police have identified the man killed Monday night after being struck by a car.

The deceased has been identified as 57-year-old John Allen Jones, a homeless man with family located in Amarillo, Texas.

The accident happened on S. 1st near Sammons Street around 10:30 p.m. on July 28 when Jones was struck by a car that was traveling westbound on the inside lane of S. 1st. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, a 49-year-old woman, voluntarily submitted herself to a blood test, but did not appear intoxicated.

This crash is currently under investigation by officers of the Abilene Police Department Traffic Division.

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