A 36-year-old Hamilton man was killed Friday night when he was hit by a car while crossing northbound State Highway 6 east of Waco on foot, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Ryan Howard said.

Christopher Oakley was crossing the highway, near where it splits with Loop 340, shortly before 8:55 p.m. on Friday when he was hit by a Ford passenger car, according to a DPS investigation.

Oakley was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, Howard said.

The car’s driver was not injured. The DPS spokesman said no charges have been filed.

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