One man struck by 18-wheeler while standing in the middle of the roadway.
By Daniel Elizondo
A Silsbee man was killed instantly after he was struck by an 18-wheeler on FM 418 near Indian Hills Road around 5 a.m.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Hardin County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call and found 49-year-old Robert Floyd Cryer had been struck by a westbound semi-truck
According to witnesses, Cryer was standing in the middle of the roadway when he was struck.
The driver of the truck, Walter Scott, 60, of Shepherd, was not injured.
Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Charles Brewer pronounced Cryer dead at the scene.
According to DPS reports, there is no anticipation of citations to be issued.