DPS investigating man's death off Hwy 105 in Grimes County, victim identified

GRIMES COUNTY, Texas -- The victim of the auto vs pedestrian collision Monday morning has been identified. 

Grimes County pronounced Michael R Bell, 35, of Austin, deceased at the scene at around 11 a.m.

The investigation indicates at approximately 5 a.m., Bell was walking westbound on the shoulder, when he was struck by a vehicle.

The driver left the scene of the crash without reporting the collision to law enforcement.

The Texas Department of Public Safety, along with the Grimes County Sheriff's office is investigating the incident. 

DPS Troopers, Texas Rangers and Grimes County Sheriff’s Office Deputies are asking for anyone with information about this crash to contact the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office at 936-873-2151.
 

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