East Texas man dies while trying to cross highway

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 02/13 2014 04:15PM

Updated 02/13 2014 04:20PM

A pedestrian accident claims the life of a man from Marshall.

The incident happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of US Hwy 59.

Investigators believe Augustus Waters, 60, was crossing the roadway when he was struck by a 2008 White Hyundai Santa Fe SUV.  Waters died at the scene.

The driver of the SUV was not hurt and no charges were filed at the time of the incident.

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