Pedestrian Accident in Belton Kills Temple Man

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 5-Nov-2012

A Belton pedestrian accident that occurred on the evening of November 4, 2012, claimed the life of a Temple man, officials reported.

The man, who was killed in the traffic accident in Belton, was identified as 55-year-old Felix Martinez, a resident of Temple.

Police said that Martinez was walking in the southbound lane of North Main Street when he was struck by a pickup truck.

The driver of the pickup truck has not been identified and police are still investigating the Belton accident. Authorities said no charges have been filed.

Pedestrian accidents have been plaguing Central Texas, especially Austin, which has endured more than 24 pedestrian related fatalities so far in 2012. While there are steps pedestrians can take to improve their own safety, vehicles must also take precautions while traveling in high pedestrian traffic regions.

If the negligence of a driver caused you or a loved one to experience a pedestrian accident injury, call our personal injury law firm in Temple, Waco, Killeen and statewide Texas or stop by one of our 10 Texas wide locations for a free consultation. We care. We can help.


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