DPS: Man killed in Brownsville auto-pedestrian crash
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated Friday at 10:30 a.m. with the victim's identity.
A man was hit and killed in Brownsville early Thursday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
DPS troopers responded to FM 511 north of Florida Road in response to the crash that occurred at around 5 a.m., according to a news release.
Preliminary investigation revealed the victim — identified as 37-year-old Jeremiah Faulkenberry — was walking northbound in the middle of the road on FM 511 when he was struck by a ford Crown Victoria traveling south, the release stated.
The driver stopped to render aid, and the man succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
DPS troopers are investigating the crash.