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Truck fatally strikes pedestrian on State Hwy 495 near FM 1423

ALAMO, TX – A pedestrian died after being fatally struck by a pickup truck while walking across State Hwy 495 Wednesday, KRGV reports.

Surveillance footage from a business in the area shows that the pickup truck driver was traveling eastbound Hwy 495 when it struck Jose I Rodriguez, 50.

Medical personnel was sent to the crash site around 8 p.m. They pronounced Rodriguez dead at the scene.

Police are asking the public for help in locating the suspect. They describe the vehicle as a dark-colored pickup truck with damage to its front bumper.

Do you have a loved one who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver? If so, the McAllen pedestrian accident attorneys at Herrman and Herrman are here to help you in this difficult time. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be eligible to receive financial compensation to help cover funeral costs and other expenses. Schedule an interview by picking up the phone and calling 956.630.9797 or by using our brief contact form.