Edinburg, TX ( July 11, 2023) – A 55-year-old man from Edinburg has tragically lost his life after being struck by a tractor-trailer rig on Monday, July 10th, 2023, as announced by the police.
The incident occurred at approximately 8:36 a.m. when officers were dispatched to the intersection of W. Cano Street and 10th Avenue in response to an auto-pedestrian accident.
According to the police, the truck driver was traveling south while the 55-year-old pedestrian was crossing the street when he was hit by a large vehicle.
The truck driver stopped to provide aid, and there are no indications that alcohol played a role in the crash, as stated by the authorities.
The injured man was immediately transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead approximately an hour later.
The man has been identified as 55-year-old Troy Walter Hack.
The case remains under investigation as authorities continue to gather more information.