ABILENE, TX. (THECOUNT) — Robert Acosta Lucas, of Stamford, Texas, has been identified as the pedestrian in a Monday fatal vehicle strike in Abilene.

Lucas, 34, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle in Abilene on Monday morning.


According to reports, Lucas was on-foot in the area of Winters Freeway near the Ambler Avenue exit ramp, when he was stuck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck around 5:45 a.m. Monday.

Lucas was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The operator of the F-150 truck was not injured during the incident.

No one was cited at the scene.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.


Geo quick facts: Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in Texas, United States. The population was 117,463 at the 2010 census, making it the 27th-most populous city in the state of Texas. It is the principal city of the Abilene Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2017 estimated population of 170,219 – Wikipedia.