Evan McDonald Killed in Corpus Christi, TX, Pedestrian Accident
Corpus Christi, TX -- January 22, 2017, Evan McDonald was killed in an accident in which he was struck by a vehicle while in traffic lanes of the highway.
Emergency personnel were called to the scene in the night hours of Sunday along the Nueces Bay Causeway bridge between Corpus Christi and Portland.
Authorities have indicated in preliminary reports that a 24-year-old was driving a car eastbound on the highway leading up to the incident. Reports say the driver say 89-year-old McDonald lying in the roadway and couldn't avoid him in time. As a result, the car struck McDonald.
By the time emergency services arrived on the scene, McDonald had succumbed to fatal injuries. The official cause of death has not been released.
At this time, authorities have not reported any charges or citations. They are continuing to investigate why McDonald was in the roadway.
No further details are currently available.
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