Auto/Pedestrian Fatality Near Texas/Louisiana State Line

A north Texas man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 12 near Starks early

yesterday morning. 60-year old Saul Ramirez, of Ennis, was walking about 5 miles

east of the Texas state line when he was wearing dark clothing and walking in the lane of

traffic when he was struck. The driver of the pickup, Lee Kerr Jr. of Nederland, was not

hurt. Kerr voluntarily submitted a breath test at the scene showing no alcohol in his system

and he was not impaired. Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene.  

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