Man fatally struck by truck in Mansfield

The Mansfield Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Tuesday night on FM 917 near Jessica Drive.

Just before 6:30pm yesterday evening, Mansfield Fire/EMS and PD responded to a crash in the 2800 block of FM 917 near Jessica Lane is south Mansfield.

Officials say a man was attempting to run across the road in the dark when the accident occurred. The driver of a truck was unable to swerve and avoid hitting the man. He was pronounced deceased in the roadway.

“The incident appears to be an accident,” says Mansfield PD.

Lanes of FM 917 were closed while police investigated the scene.