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Police on Sunday identified a 50-year-old man who was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while walking along Interstate 27 early Saturday in south Lubbock.
The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating the crash that was reported about 4:27 a.m. Saturday in the 5700 block of I-27, according to a statement from LPD.
Upon arrival, officers located 50-year-old Miguel Ramirez Jr. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears Ramirez was walking east along the northbound lanes of I-27 when he was struck by a vehicle traveling north.
No citations were immediately announced for the driver.
Other factors contributing to the crash were not immediately known as the crash remains under investigation.
This article originally appeared on Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Police ID pedestrian killed in south Lubbock crash