DPS trooper runs over man lying in the street near Texas Capitol
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper struck and killed a man who was lying in a street near the state Capitol.
The trooper was on patrol at the Capitol when he struck the man with his vehicle shortly before 4 a.m. Thursday.
Authorities say they don’t know why the 50-year-old man was lying down in the street.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing.
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