Pedestrian Killed In Early Morning Accident

An early morning accident Tuesday has claimed the life of an elderly man.

APD officials say it happened around 7:00 a.m. near the Amarillo College west campus when a 60-year-old man was crossing 9th Avenue. and was struck by a maroon Hyundai.

Officers believe the elderly man was headed toward the Amarillo Veterans Hospital and died on the scène.  The Hyundai was headed east on 9th Avenue.

The Traffic Investigation Unit of the Amarillo Police Department is continuing to work on this incident.


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