FORT STOCKTON, Texas — An Arizona man is dead following an auto-pedestrian accident on Interstate Highway 10, half a mile east of Fort Stockton.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Richard Lynn, 72, was traveling east on Interstate 10 at mile marker 256 when he collided with a pedestrian on the roadway.

After striking the pedestrian, Lynn drove off the interstate south of the roadway into a ditch. 

Gerald P. Harris, 56, was found in the eastbound lanes of I-10 and pronounced dead at the scene.

Lynn was taken to the Pecos County Memorial Hospital for serious injuries.