UPDATE: Man hit by 18-wheeler and several other cars

POSTED: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 3:25pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am

TEMPLE -- The victim of a fatal accident in Temple has been identified.

Police say 66-year-old Dennis English was walking from Denny's, trying to cross the Interstate 35 at exit 301.

That's when an 18-wheeler slammed into him. Several cars didn't see his body in the road and ran over him.

Police say he died instantly. 

No charges have been filed. Police are still investigating.

TEMPLE -- A man was hit by an 18-wheeler this morning on Interstate 35 at mile marker 301 in Temple. It happened around 5:30 a.m.

Police aren't releasing his name yet, but say he was attempting to cross the interstate and was hit by several vehicles and an 18-wheeler.

Police say the other vehicles keep going after hitting the man because they couldn't see him in the dark.  

Investigators are still on the scene. Traffic has been rerouted to the service road and is flowing slowly.

Police say they aren't sure when they will reopen the interstate.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was uninjured.


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