Pedestrian Hit, Killed by Car


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An accident in Fort Worth on Monday evening caused the death of one pedestrian, according to a news release from the Fort Worth Police Department.

The man who was killed was crossing the roadway at the intersection of the northbound lanes of Miller Avenue and Avenue J on March 13 when he was struck by a passenger vehicle, police said.

Fort Worth police responded at approximately 9:20 p.m., with the Fort Worth Fire Department and MedStar also responding.

The victim was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was declared dead at the hospital a short time later.

Police said the driver of the vehicle was cooperating with police officers who were investigating and remained on the scene.

Fort Worth was fourth on the list of traffic fatalities among major cities between 2015 and 2019, as previously reported by The Dallas Express, with an average of 10.84 deaths per 100,000 people, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Dallas ranked No.2 on that same list, with 14.11 deaths per 100,000 people.

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