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Livingston Man Dead After Hit-and-Run

Jasjit Mundh2 years ago

A Livingston man died Friday night after being struck by a vehicle.

About the Hit-and-Run Accident

According to KTRE, 32-year-old Leslie Wayne Johnson was found unconscious on the side of the road after being hit by a vehicle. He was pronounced dead around 10:30 pm on the scene.

The accident occurred around 10 pm off of FM 3277.

Authorities are now searching for the driver involved in the accident. The type of vehicle in the accident is still being investigated.

Motor Vehicle Accident Facts

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 15,470 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the U.S. in the first half of 2013.
  • 232,041 people were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2013.
  • The Texas Department of Transportation states in 2013:
    • 1 person was killed every 2 hours and 36 seconds
    • 1 reportable crash occurred every 71 seconds
  • Failure to stop and render aid in an accident involving serious bodily injury or death is a second-degree felony. It is punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and fines up to $10,000

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