EDINBURG, Texas (ValleyCentral) —Edinburg Police are investigating a deadly auto-pedestrian accident.

The crash happened at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on the 2000 block of East University Drive about an accident involving a man, according to a release from Edinburg police.

A preliminary investigation shows 78-year-old Juan Solis of Edinburg, was walking on the outside lane when he was hit by a black Ford Expedition.

Police say the driver of the SUV immediately stopped to help and is cooperating with law enforcement.

Solis was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.