(Photo by Ben Griffin)
BELTON (August 29, 2013)—Authorities were investigating Thursday evening after a truck struck and killed a man who stepped into the roadway on Interstate 35 in Belton.
The accident happened at around 4:25 p.m. on the northbound interstate near U.S. Highway 190.
The man, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The truck's driver stopped after the accident and is cooperating with investigators, authorities said.
The accident backed up northbound traffic south to Salado.