Potosi man struck and killed running on Winters Freeway

A 20-year-old Potosi man was killed early Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle. Witnesses say Caleb Davis got out of his vehicle on the Winters Freeway and started running.

According to the Abilene Police Department,  a call was received at approximately 12:51 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a check welfare near the intersection of South Clack and Waldemar streets. They were told a man was seen running into the middle of the northbound lanes of the 1300 block of South Winters Freeway.

The pedestrian, later identified as Davis, was hit by a vehicle traveling northbound moments later. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Sparky Dean.

Officers with the APD traffic division responded to the scene and will conduct the investigation.