MCLENNAN COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Ronald Lee Hayes, of Plano, Texas, has been identified as the pedestrian in a Wednesday fatal vehicle strike in McLennan County.

Hayes, 61, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle in Waco Wednesday.


According to reports, Hayes was on-foot in the area of the 200 block of West Highway 6 in Waco, when he was struck by a passing Chevrolet Tahoe.

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

The driver of the Tahoe remained on-scene and fully cooperated with arriving officials.

No charges have been filed and no one was cited at the scene.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: McLennan County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in Central Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 234,906. Its county seat and largest city is Waco. The U.S. census 2019 county population estimate is 256,623. The county is named for Neil McLennan, an early settler – Wikipedia.