UPDATED: Pedestrian killed trying to cross U.S. 87

UPDATED: Pedestrian killed trying to cross U.S. 87

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LUBBOCK COUNTY, Texas -

A pedestrian is dead after a crash on US 87 south of 98th street. 

An SUV was traveling southbound on US 87 in the left passing lane. Joshua Lee Richards, 27, was trying to cross the highway when he was hit. The SUV driver, Brian Allen Thieme, 37, wasn't hurt. 

U.S. 87 southbound will be closed from 98th to 114th Streets Thursday afternoon. 

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