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Posted on: October 30, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Fatal Pedestrian Accident Investigation

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department’s Traffic Division is investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street near the South First and Portland St. intersection.

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 7:18 p.m., police were called to the scene of a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle. The 56-year-old male was headed south, crossing South First street pushing a cart, when he was hit by a 2011 GMC Yukon SUV that was headed east on South First. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace.

The investigation is ongoing. The identity of the man will be released pending next of kin notification.



 Rick Tomlin

Public Information Coordinator

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