Spicewood man killed in auto-pedestrian accident


SPICEWOOD — A man crossing Texas 71 on Feb. 16 died after he was struck by a car, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety official.

The pedestrian, 55-year-old Pedro Hernandez, was pronounced dead at 7:19 p.m. at the scene, near the intersection of Reimers Peacock Road, the report stated.

A DPS spokesman said the driver of the vehicle, a 2005 Dodge Magnum, was not injured.

According to the report, Hernandez was crossing the highway from the south side to the north side when he was struck.