DPS: Teenager Killed After Being Struck by Semi-Truck on Interstate 27 in Plainview

PLAINVIEW, TX - A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a semi-truck in Plainview Saturday morning.

The accident occurred on Interstate 27 at the 24th Street overpass around 6:30 a.m.

According to the DPS, the pedestrian was walking west across the interstate and was struck by a northbound semi-truck.

Authorities said the semi-truck driver attempted to avoid striking the pedestrian.

The victim, identified as Dallas Saenz, 18, of Tulia was pronounced deceased at the accident scene.

The driver of the semi-truck, identified as Royce Dever, 44, of Lubbock was not injured. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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