Pedestrian killed walking on US 290 near Paige

Eight people are dead and 40 are injured after a charter bus crashed near Laredo on May 14, 2016.
Eight people are dead and 40 are injured after a charter bus crashed near Laredo on May 14, 2016.(KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A pedestrian walking down US 290 near Paige was struck by a driver and killed.

The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened at 8:50 a.m. on Monday.

Initial information indicates the 17-year-old driver of a 2000 Dodge Ram pickup was driving eastbound in the outside lane on U.S. 290 when she said she didn’t see the man walking on the side of the road and ran into him. Authorities say Amos Pierce, 34, of Austin, died at the scene.

 

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