Man Walking In Lane Of Local Highway Struck, Killed

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MART (October 9, 2013)—Shawn Haffey, 21, of Brick, N.J., died Tuesday night after a car struck him as he walked in the middle of the westbound lane of State Highway 164 just west of Mart, the Department of Public Safety said Wednesday.

Haffey was taken to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco where he was pronounced dead just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, DPS Trooper D.L. Wilson said.

He and his girlfriend, who’s eight months pregnant, moved in with family members last Saturday in Mart, authorities said.

She was hospitalized after learning of his death.

The driver of the 2006 Toyota Scion that struck him wasn' t injured.