Crash Alert: Man fatally struck by driver who fell asleep at wheel in Lockhart

LOCKHART, TX – A 19-year-old man was hit and killed by a driver along a highway in Lockhart Tuesday morning reports KXAN.

The man was walking along Highway 142/San Antonio Street when a driver crashed into him. He was rushed to an area hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police believe the driver had fallen asleep before drifting into the side of the roadway and striking the pedestrian.

As of now, no charges have been filed and the incident remains under investigation.

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