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Man hit, killed by 18-wheeler on Hwy 6 in Waco identified

Officers responded to an vehicle and pedestrian crash in the 100 Blk of W. Hwy 6, southbound lanes at Waco Drive, according to the Waco PD.
Credit: Foster Davey - 6 News

Update:

The Waco Police Department identified the man killed as 24-year-old Stetson Don Hoskins. He was from the Waco area. 

After conducting interviews, police believe Hoskins was in the middle of a mental health crisis and intentionally stepped in front of the 18-wheeler. His next of kin has been notified. 

Earlier story:

A fatal accident occurred near Highway 6 and Waco Dr. late Friday afternoon. Officers responded to a vehicle and pedestrian crash in the 100 Blk of W. Hwy 6, southbound lanes at Waco Drive, according to the Waco PD.

A man was struck by an 18-wheeler and died on the scene. 

No autopsy was ordered.

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