ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Around 7:18 p.m. Saturday, October 29, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on South 1st street outside Armando’s.

UPDATE 12:30 p.m. Sunday – The 56-year-old pedestrian was crossing at the intersection of South 1st Street and Portland Street pushing a cart when he was hit by a 2011 GMC SUV. He was pronounced deceased by The Justice of the Peace. The identity has not been released while APD contacts next of kin.

The male pedestrian was heading south from the train tracks when the crash happened, and he was declared deceased according to the Abilene Police Department.

This incident is currently under investigation and APD has not released anymore information at this time. BigCountryHomepage will update as more information becomes available. This year is the deadliest year on Abilene roads.