Two pedestrians hit, killed in early morning crash

Sierra Martin | managing Editor

SAN MARCOS – On Sunday, December 26, 2021, at approximately 2:47 a.m., San Marcos Police responded to the 2300 block of State Highway 123, south of the Wonder World Drive intersection, for a major accident. The caller told officers they had struck two pedestrians who had been standing in the roadway.

Officers arrived at the scene and located 37-year-old Tomika Dorsey and 33-year-old Keenan Benton with fatal injuries. Dorsey and Benton were pronounced deceased at the scene by Hays County Justice of the Peace Jo Anne Prado.

A vehicle registered to the victims was parked in the outside lane of traffic on State Highway 123. Both victims were standing near the car, in the inside lane of the roadway, when they were hit.

As of this release, the driver of the vehicle that hit Dorsey and Benton has not been cited and charges are not expected. San Marcos Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash.

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