Felix Martinez, 55, of Temple, died early Sunday morning when he was hit by a pickup truck while he was walking in the road, Belton Police Chief Gene Ellis said.

The accident happened about 4:45 a.m. in the 3500 block of North Main when a GMC pickup truck heading south hit Martinez, who was walking in the southbound lane.

Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck wasn’t injured, Ellis said.

Martinez was a prior resident of El Paso and Belton before moving to Temple in 2012, according to MyLife.com.

The accident is still under investigation by the Belton Police Department crash investigation team, spokesman Sgt. Larry Berg said.

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