One person is dead following vehicle/pedestrian crash

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ANDREWS, Tx (ABC Big 2/Fox 24) – One man is dead after being hit by a car on U.S. Highway 385 north of Andrews Wednesday night.

An investigation by DPS officers shows 56-year-old Walter Black III of Lubbock was on the highway when he was hit by a car. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver, John Whitt, of Monahans, was traveling southbound when he saw Black. The investigation shows Whitt tried to avoid Black, but was unsuccessful and ended up striking him.

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