Crash Alert: Pedestrian killed in crash on Highway 71

AUSTIN, TX – According to Patch, a pedestrian was killed in a crash on Highway 71 Friday night.

The crash took place at around 6:20 p.m. when 35-year-old Jesse Gomez began walking towards traffic. Drivers swerved to avoid the pedestrian but he was struck by a Ford Expedition. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The driver remained at the crash scene and cooperated with police. No charges are expected to be filed at this time.

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