Arlington police: Man fatally struck by car after running into roadway

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Posted on December 20, 2012 at 12:31 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 20 at 1:42 PM

ARLINGTON - A 31-year-old man was struck by a vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene after fleeing from a business manager attempting to help him early Thursday morning, read a statement released by Arlington police.

Clint Waycaster, of Kennedale, was struck by a Jeep Laredo around 1:45 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Collins Street. A business manager told police Waycaster appeared intoxicated and he was trying to help him inside a cab when the 31-year-old man ran away.

As Waycaster fled from the manager, he ran into the southbound lanes of North Collins Street and was struck by a Jeep Laredo.

Authorities said there was no indication the driver of the Jeep was impaired.

 

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