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Michael Anthony Hromek, 69, of Weatherford, was fatally struck by a vehicle while he was walking in the roadway in the 400 block of Santa Fe Drive at about 5:55 p.m. Tuesday.

“There was an adult female traveling southbound on Santa Fe and struck the 69-year-old male and the injuries he received as a result of the impact were fatal. He was pronounced deceased at the scene,” Weatherford Police Department Deputy Chief Chris Crawford said. “All indications point to it being a tragic accident — he was in the roadway and she was unable to see him and react in time.”

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner has reported Hromek’s death as accidental and reports the cause as being, “multiple blunt force injuries due to pedestrian struck by motor vehicle on public roadway.”

The medical examiner’s report also lists Hromek’s address in the 700 block of Santa Fe Drive.

Crawford said the WPD’s Advanced Accident team is still investigating the incident and has no new information to release at this time. 

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