Auto-Pedestrian Fatality - Report #2022-03200637
By Tim Ciesco
Posted on November 17, 2022, November 17, 2022

On Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at approximately 8:29 p.m., the Arlington Police Department responded to the 3800 block of W Pioneer Parkway to investigate a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Investigators determined the pedestrian, a 45-year-old male, was attempting to cross Pioneer Parkway when he was struck by a 2008 Hyundai Sonata. He was not using a designated crosswalk or wearing reflective clothing at the time. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Sonata pulled over, remained on the scene, and provided reasonable assistance. He is not facing any criminal charges in connection to this incident.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the deceased once next of kin have been notified.

The Arlington Police Department reminds the public that pedestrians should always use traffic lights and designated crosswalks when crossing roadways. Cutting across a roadway is dangerous at all times of the day, but particularly when it’s dark outside and visibility is reduced. For more information about pedestrian safety, click here to view a short public service announcement.

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