Man dies in auto-pedestrian accident

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A man is dead after being struck by a pickup truck in Coryell County.

According to the Gatesville Police Department, the accident occurred at 6:38 p.m. on Sunday, within the 100 block of FM-116.

A 17-year-old boy driving a 1997 GMC pickup truck was driving northbound and went across the white line and veered onto the shoulder of the road. He struck a man, identified as 53-year-old John William Gregory of Gatesville, who was walking along the shoulder of the roadway.

Gregory was pronounced dead at the scene.

No charges have been filed in this case, which remains under investigation.

Source: Gatesville Police Department

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