Pedestrian struck, killed on Highway 70 Wednesday night - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Pedestrian struck, killed on Highway 70 Wednesday night

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 70 in Floyd County around 11:30 p.m.

Texas DPS Corporal John Gonzales says a Chevy truck driven by Arnoldo Perales was traveling eastbound on Highway 70 when he struck 34-year-old Nicholas Torres, who was walking in the middle of the highway. Torres, a resident of Lockney, was pronounced dead at the scene.

DPS is still investigating to determine if weather played a role in the accident.

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