LYFORD, Texas (KVEO) — The Texas Department of Public Safety(DPS) is investigating an auto-pedestrian crash that left one dead Thursday night.
Officials identified the victim as Ronald James Whitlock, 41, from Lyford.
A release states the incident took place on FM 498, about 8 miles east of Lyford, just after 10 p.m.
The preliminary investigation found Whitlock was walking towards a mail box, when the vehicle struck him.
Officials said the driver was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.
No other information has been released.