Pedestrian killed while walking along I-27 in Plainview

Published: Jan. 24, 2022 at 9:43 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 24, 2022 at 7:06 PM CST
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PLAINVIEW, Texas (KCBD) - The Texas Department of Public Safety and Plainview Police were called to investigate a fatal crash where a pedestrian was killed along I-27 Monday morning.

The collision happened just after 5 a.m. just south of Plainview.

The initial investigation reveals the man was hit while walking in the southbound lane of traffic on the Interstate.

According to Texas DPS, the driver in a Honda Civic was heading southbound on I-27 approaching exit 48, around 5 a.m., Monday morning. 56-year-old Frank Castro of Plainview was walking east across the main lanes of I-27 when he was struck by the vehicle.

Castro was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of his injuries.

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