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Sinton man killed in fatal auto pedestrian car crash in San Patricio County

UPDATE: DPS has identified the man killed in car crash
Texas DPS
Posted at 10:57 PM, Apr 02, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-03 12:04:20-04


A auto pedestrian car crash that took place on Sunday at 9:05 p.m. in San Patricio County has resulted in the death of a pedestrian, according to DPS.

47-year-old Zachariah Ray Clark of Sinton, Texas, was walking on the U.S. 77 roadway when a black Nissan Sentra traveling southbound struck Clark with its right front quarter panel.

DPS stated that Clark was pronounced dead at the scene and that they are still investigating at this time.


According to San Patricio County Sheriff Oscar Rivera, on Sunday night his deputies assisted the Department of Public Safety with a vehicle pedestrian death south of Sinton on US Highway 77 by a fireworks stand.

Rivera posted on his Facebook page just before 10 p.m. that the US Highway 77 southbound lanes were temporarily closed while DPS conducts it's investigation.

He advised drivers heading to Odem to find an alternate route.

No other details were given.

This is a developing story that will be updated on KRIS 6 News on air and online.