Pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle in Abilene


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ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A male pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle late Saturday night, according to Abilene police.

The pedestrian’s identity has not yet been released, pending the notification of his family.

Police said the incident happened at about 10:15 Saturday night in the area of South First Street and Morris Street.

According to the initial investigation, police said a Silver Mitsubishi Galant hit a man who was in the inside eastbound lane.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said that although it is unknown if alcohol was a factor in this incident, blood specimens were obtained.

The investigation is ongoing.

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