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Polk Co. pedestrian killed after getting hit by car

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POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

POLK COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - An Ace man died Tuesday night after he was hit by a car while standing on the highway.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Robert Louis Coello, 23, was standing on State Highway 146, 17 miles south of Livingston, at 7:50 p.m. when he was hit by a 1991 Saturn, driven by Perry Douglas Hare II, of Granbury.

Coello was pronounced dead on the scene at 8:45 p.m. It is not clear what part of the road Coello was standing.

Hare was injured and is listed in good condition at a Livingston hospital.

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