Pedestrian killed in crash on I-20 near Mitchell County

Pedestrian killed in crash on I-20 near Mitchell County

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MITCHELL COUNTY, TX -

Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating a crash near Mitchell County that has left a pedestrian dead.

Just before 7 a.m. Wednesday, troopers report a pickup traveling east on the I-20 service road, 2.5 miles west of Westbrook, struck a pedestrian in the main lane. 

Jason Covington, 38, of Lubbock died at the scene. The driver, Michael Blair, 40, was taken to Mitchell County Hospital in Colorado City. Troopers report he was treated and released. 

DPS is currently investigating the cause of the crash. 

 

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