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Killeen Police identify pedestrian who was hit, killed on I-14

According to police, the man had no identification on him. Officials said he was struck by a truck while trying to cross I-14 the morning of Aug. 7.

KILLEEN, Texas — The Killeen Police Department has identified the pedestrian who was killed while trying to cross I-14 on Saturday, Aug. 7 as Peter Douglas Robertson.

Officers were first sent to the westbound lanes of I-14 in reference to a crash between a vehicle and the 58-year-old on Saturday just before 6 a.m.

Upon arriving, officers found Robertson laying on the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, Robertson had no identification on him at the time. He was described as a white man in his late 50s or early 60s with gray/blonde hair, hazel eyes and a beard. Police said he is approximately 5' 8" or 5' 9" and about 250 lbs with a cross tattoo on his upper right arm. He was wearing blue jeans with a black belt, a blue Michael Jackson T-shirt and black and white tennis shoes.

An investigation by police found that a Ford F-150 was traveling westbound in the outside lane of I-14 near mile marker 287 when it struck the man trying to cross the highway, police said. 

Officials said the investigation is ongoing at this time.

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