Man fatally struck by vehicle in Parker County

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred late last night (Monday) along US Highway 180 just before the Parker County and Palo Pinto County line.

Just after 11:30PM on Monday, a driver was traveling west on the highway when she hit a man who was laying in the roadway. She told police that she did not have enough time to avoid hitting him.

Paramedics responded to the scene after the crash and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene. He has been identified as a 47-year-old man from Indiana.

Officials have not yet determined why the man was laying in the roadway.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.