Pedestrian Killed

A man standing out in the middle of the street in East Texas was struck and killed Thursday morning. DPS says 26-year-old James Rudolph Braggs of Tatum was hit by a truck around 2:15 a.m. on Highway 43 in Rusk County.

DPS says the truck couldn't avoid hitting Braggs. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck will not be charged.