A 77-year-old man was struck and killed late Friday while trying to cross Interstate 35 on foot, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. D.L. Wilson said.

“Numerous” vehicles traveling north hit the man at about 8:45 p.m. in Bellmead, near mile marker 339, Wilson said. No one else was injured.

The man’s name was not released, pending notification of family. DPS is investigating the incident.

Phillip Ericksen joined the Tribune-Herald in March 2015 as a sports copy editor. That November, he joined the news team. He has covered higher education, city hall, politics and crime.

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