Man dies in auto-pedestrian accident

Melissa Cantu Trevino
Alice Echo News Journal

GEORGE WEST - Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a auto-pedestrian fatality crash that occurred on Friday, March 5 at approximately at 9:01 p.m. on Highway 37.

According to Sgt. Nathan Brandley, preliminary investigation revealed a Ford F-250 was traveling north on IH 37 and struck a pedestrian laying in the right lane. 

Ricardo Garcia, 29, was dressed in black clothing and the driver did not see him laying in the roadway. 

Garcia, a resident of George West, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.  DPS Troopers are further investigating the crash.