ABILENE, TX – On Friday, March 6, 2020, at 10:30 p.m. Dispatch received a call of a crash involving a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on the 300 Block of US Highway 277 also known as Winters Freeway, north bound lane. First responders arrived quickly to find a Hispanic male laying in the roadway. Traffic was rerouted and Traffic Officers were called in to investigate.
The investigation shows that 34-year-old Jose Lupe Alvarado Jr. of Stamford, was hit by a 2011 Buick Lacrosse driven by an 18-year-old female. Justice of the Peace Sparky Dean pronounced Mr. Alvarado deceased at 10:30 p.m., the time of the collision. Next of Kin notification was made. The investigation is ongoing.
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