MARSHALL, TX (KLTV) -
A 60-year-old man was killed Wednesday night after being struck by an SUV on a busy East Texas highway.
The Marshall Police Department announced Thursday that Augustus Leon Waters of Marshall was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in the 1600 block of Highway 59 North.
Investigation of the scene indicated that Waters attempted to cross the roadway headed eastbound and was struck by a white 2008 Hyundai Sante Fe. The SUV was traveling northbound in the outside lane of the highway when the accident occurred.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine Waters' exact cause of death. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured and no charges have been filed.