50-year-old man killed in auto-pedestrian crash, DPS investigating

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(ValleyCentral FILE)

ALAMO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating a deadly auto-pedestrian crash that took place Wednesday night.

According to a release, the incident took place on S.H. 496 west of F.M. 1423 in Alamo just after 8 p.m.

DPS states that a man was crossing the road and that footage obtained from a local business surveillance camera showed the man stopped in the middle of the road when a pick-up truck hit him.

Officials identified the victim as Jose I. Rodriguez, 50.

Rodriguez sustained major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

DPS is searching for a possibly black pick-up truck with damage to its front bumper, said a release.

Anyone with information on the driver or vehicle is asked to call the DPS office at 956-565-7600. 

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with photos provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety – South Texas Region.

Photo courtesy: Texas Department of Public Safety
Photo courtesy: Texas Department of Public Safety

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