Man hit by car, killed crossing I-35

Posted at 11:00 PM, May 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 00:00:05-04

A man was hit by a car and killed Saturday night after authorities said he ran across I-35 Saturday night in West.

DPS officials said the victim, 29-year-old Joseph Allen Miller, was walking across I-35 near mile marker 351, just south of Tokyo Road in West around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. He was traveling across the southbound lanes heading west towards Gholson.

Miller ran into the path of a 2014 Hyundai traveling southbound. He died at the scene.

Miller was from the West, TX, area.

The driver, a 30-year-old Killeen woman, was sent to Hillcrest Hospital with minor injuries. The passenger in the car was not injured.

DPS officials said the driver will not face any charges.

Investigators are unsure why Miller ran onto the highway. The accident is under investigation.

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