According to KIII-TV, Abel Jacobo was walking in the 3700 block of Ayers when he stepped off a curb and into oncoming traffic where he was hit by a truck. Jacobo was taken to Christus Spohn Shoreline where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the truck initially left the scene, but later returned. She was ticketed for driving without a license.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
There are ways to decrease the risk of a pedestrian-car collision. Follow these guidelines to help keep pedestrians safe while driving:
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