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Pedestrian fatally struck by truck in New Braunfels

New Braunfels police: Christopher Thomas Smith, 45, was walking along dark street

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NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a pickup truck late Tuesday night in New Braunfels has been identified.

Police responded to the crash at 10:18 p.m. in the 400 block of North Business 35.

A 2003 Ford F-150 driven by a 38-year-old man struck 45-year-old Christopher Thomas Smith, who police said was in the roadway. 

Smith was transported to Christus New Braunfels Hospital, where he later died. 

The driver of the F-150 was not injured.

The incident remained under investigation by New Braunfels police but no charges were expected to be filed at this time.


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