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One killed in auto-pedestrian wreck in Anderson Co.

A California man was killed after being hit by an SUV on a East Texas highway over the weekend.

According to DPS, 58-year-old, Jose Monroy of California was standing in a northbound lane of Highway 79 south of Palestine, when he was struck by an SUV traveling northbound around 9:49 pm, Saturday.

The Nissan Armada was driven by Drusillia Forward of Palestine.

Monroy was pronounced dead at the scene.

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