BELLMEAD, Texas (KWTX) An elderly man died after he was struck by “numerous vehicles” as he attempted to cross Interstate 35 just after 8:30 p.m. Friday near the Bellmead Sonic restaurant just north of Waco, Department of Public Safety Sgt. D.L. Wilson said.
Wilson didn’t immediately release the victim’s name, but said the man was 77.
The northbound lanes of Interstate 35 were backed up for several miles Friday night after the accident.