Eric Feuerborn, a 27-year-old Oklahoma man, is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle at around 6:26 a.m. on Friday on the 4300 block of Highway 271 N. while walking in the shoulder of the same lane.
Officers from the Tyler Police Department determined that a pick-up was traveling northbound in the outside lane. Feuerborn was walking south on the shoulder when he stepped out in front of the vehicle as it drove toward him.
After he was struck, responders were called to the scene and Feuerborn is now in a local hospital in critical condition.
The driver of the vehicle that struck his was not found at fault in the crash.