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Early Morning pedestrian in Billings Killed While sitting on side of road near 6th Street West and Central Ave

A 47-year-old male was struck by a vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. According to a media posting by Billings Police Sgt Kodi Kaiser, the incident happened just minutes before 3:00 a.m. a medical crew arrived just after 3:00 A.M.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was sitting on the side of the road when a vehicle veered off-course and hit him. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with authorities. The identity of the pedestrian has not yet been released pending notification of family members. Billings Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the accident to come forward with any information. This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of pedestrian safety and the need for drivers to remain vigilant on the roads.

This makes four pedestrians who have succumbed to injuries due to being struck by vehicles including one train.

This incident highlights the ongoing issue of pedestrian safety and the dangers that pedestrians face on the roads. It is crucial for drivers to be attentive and cautious, especially in areas where pedestrians are present. The community is urged to come forward with any information regarding the accident to assist law enforcement in their investigation.

Moving forward, it is vital to prioritize safety measures and raise awareness about pedestrian safety. Implementing effective traffic laws, educating the public about road safety, and improving infrastructure can all contribute to reducing the number of such tragic incidents. Let’s work together to create safer roads for everyone.

This incident is a tragic reminder of the risks pedestrians face on the roads. It is important for drivers to remain vigilant and for the community to come forward with any information about the accident. We must prioritize pedestrian safety by implementing traffic laws, educating the public, and improving infrastructure. By working together, we can create safer roads for everyone. Let’s remember the importance of being cautious and attentive when driving, especially in areas with pedestrians. Together, we can help prevent further tragedies like this from happening.

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