Man struck, killed trying to retrieve items fallen onto road identified

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HEWITT, Texas (KWTX) One man is dead after trying to recover items that fell off the roof of his car in an auto-pedestrian accident early Sunday morning.

Shortly after 2:30 a.m., Waco police responded to calls of a man struck by a vehicle on the 700 block of Hewitt Dr.

Investigators say 59-year-old Kevin Barry Gerard McAndrew, of Hewitt, had just been shopping at a store on the 600 block and is believed to have accidentally left some of his items on the roof of his car.

When he pulled out of the parking lot onto the street, one of them fell off the roof and onto the road.

Investigators believe McAndrew stopped his car on the shoulder and walked into the road to pick up the item.

He was then struck by a passing vehicle.

ETMC, Waco fire, Crash Reconstruction, Crime Scene Investigation, Victim Services, and a Justice of the Peace responded to the scene.