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24-year-old killed after getting hit by 18-wheeler identified

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Posted at 3:49 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-14 10:20:37-05

WACO, TX — A man was hit and killed by an 18-wheeler on Highway 6 at Waco Drive Friday afternoon.

Officers were called out to the 100 block of West Highway 6 and Waco Drive Friday afternoon.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy was not ordered.

He has been identified as 24-year-old Stetson Hoskins. Police said he was a transient from the Waco area.

Police said that after talking to witnesses, they believe he was in the middle of a mental health crisis. Witnesses thought he intentionally stepped in front of the vehicle.