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Man dies after being struck by vehicle on East Business Highway 190

Posted at 5:54 PM, Jul 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-21 18:54:10-04

A 63-year-old man died Thursday morning after being struck by a Jeep while walking across East Business Highway 190.

Copperas Cove police said around 11:53 a.m. officers and fire departments responded to the 2700 block of East Business Highway 190. Initial investigation revealed that the pedestrian was struck by a 2016 Jeep Liberty traveling east.

"The pedestrian was identified as 63-year-old, Sergio Valencia-Manzo," said police. "The pedestrian [Valencia-Manzo] was transported to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center by Copperas Cove EMS with severe injuries."

Valencia-Manzo succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by Bell County Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke at around 12:25 p.m.