Ladonia man struck and killed by truck

LADONIA, Tex. (KXII) -- A Ladonia man died Monday morning after being hit by a truck.

It happened around 7:15 a.m. near Ladonia on FM 2990 near SH 34.

Police said the driver was headed south and left the roadway,drove through a ditch and hit 40 year old Stephen Close, who was walking nearby.

Close died at the scene.

The Texas Department of Public Safety has not identified the driver, but they tell us the driver will be facing charges.

Troopers would not elaborate.

The crash is still under investigation.

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