Pedestrian struck, killed on Denison highway
DENISON, Texas (KTEN) — One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Denison on Friday morning.
The incident happened in the southbound lanes of Spur 503 just after 9 a.m. Police identified the victim as Adam Ailand, 40.
"After investigation, officers were able to determine Ailand stopped his vehicle to retrieve items from the roadway when he was struck by another vehicle," police spokesperson Haley Banks said in a written statement.
Ailand was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said the driver of the other vehicle stopped and cooperated with investigators.
Both southbound lanes of Spur 503 were closed for about an hour after the accident, with traffic re-routed to the access road.