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Pedestrian killed in Bowie County

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Bowie County, Texas (KTBS) - The man who was killed after being hit by a vehicle in Bowie County, Texas, has been identified.

Texas DPS officials say the victim has been identified as Paul Keith Butler, 36, of Texarkana, Texas.

It happened around 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night on FM 2516 in the Liberty Eylau Community. Troopers say a Butler had gotten into an argument with his girlfriend and took off walking East on FM 2516 when he was hit by a vehicle traveling in the same direction. Authorities believe Butler was walking in the middle of the roadway.

The driver of the vehicle, Christopher Plummer, was not injured.

DPS officials say the case is still under investigation.

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