AUSTIN -- The name of the man who was killed while walking across Interstate 35 early Tuesday morning has been released.
Police say Joshua Aaron White, 28, was walking across the lower deck of I-35 southbound just after 4:30 a.m. Tuesday when he was hit by a Dodge pickup driving in the far left lane.
APD says White stepped out in front of the truck before it hit him. White was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the pickup truck stopped when the incident occurred and will not face charges.
If you have information on this accident you are asked to call APD at (512) 974-5313. This is Austin's 56th traffic fatality of the year.