SHELBY COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - A 59-year-old man suffered injuries when he was struck by a vehicle on State Highway 7 about five miles east of Center Monday night.
According to a Texas Department of Public Safety press release, the preliminary crash report shows that at about 10:15 p.m. Monday, Mark Beercroft, of Colorado, was walking east on SH 7 when he was struck by a vehicle that was also traveling east.
“The vehicle that struck the pedestrian continued traveling east and has not been located,” the press release stated. “Investigators believe the vehicle to be a red pickup.”
A story on the Shelby County Today website stated that the impact knocked Beercroft into a nearby ditch. The story said he went to a nearby house to ask for help.
Beercroft was taken to a local hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and later released.
“Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Lufkin DPS at (936) 699-7300,” the press release stated.
The crash is still under investigation, the press release stated.