Hurst, TX – Fatal Pedestrian Crash on TX-10
Hurst, TX (July 5, 2019) – Local police have reported that a pedestrian was killed after being struck on a highway in Hurst. The accident took place on Thursday, July 4th, at around 12:24 p.m. on TX-10.
Officials state that the vehicle involved in the crash was a Nissan Pathfinder driven by 29-year-old Christopher Thompson. Thompson struck a man who was stopped in the westbound lane of TX-10 who was experiencing issues with his Ford F-150 pickup truck.
The driver of the Ford was killed in the collision.
Thompson was taken into custody by police due to driving on a suspended license and drug paraphernalia charges.
Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased at this time.
Texas State Fatal Pedestrian Accidents
In Texas, thousands of pedestrians are injured in car crashes each year. These accidents are usually caused by reckless behaviors of drivers behind the wheel.
A driver who is not paying attention to his or her surroundings, driving at a dangerous speed, or even merely ignoring posted traffic signs can result in them striking a pedestrian.
Pedestrians overwhelmingly are killed in these crashes due to the size of motor vehicles.
If you have lost a family member due to a reckless driver, call us at (214) 771-9365 to see how we can help you.
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