TYE - A Ballinger man was killed in a vehicle pedestrian accident in Tye on Monday night, police there confirmed.

TYE - A Ballinger man was killed in a vehicle pedestrian accident in Tye on Monday night, police there confirmed.

Gilbert Arteaga, Jr.,  30, of Ballinger was killed in the accident that occurred at 9:30 p.m. Monday night on U.S. Interstate 20 at mile marker 278, Police Chief Jay Strong reported.

The accident occurred when an SUV with one occupant reportedly struck Arteaga while he was crossing the interstate. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the justice of the peace.

The driver was not issued any citation, Strong said. The next of kin was notified at the time of the accident.

The investigation continues.