PLAINVIEW, Texas — A Plainview teen was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Farm-to-Market (FM) 400 early Monday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
At approximately 6:22 a.m., on Monday, April 6, 2020, a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was called to a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on FM 400 west of Lancaster Street, which is located just east of the city limits of Plainview, Texas, in Hale County.
18-year-old Alvaro Cedillo, of Plainview, was walking on the south side of FM 400 and attempted to cross onto the north side of the roadway when he was struck by a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup truck, according to preliminary crash investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Troopers say the driver of the pickup truck, a 64-year-old Lorenzo, Texas, man, did not see Cedillo as he was crossing the road.
Cedillo was transported to Covenant Hospital in Plainview where he was later pronounced deceased.