San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

January 12th, 2011
Man killed crossing downtown street


A 54-year-old man was killed while crossing Edward Gary Street at about 4:36 p.m. Tuesday.

Geoffrey Scott Mulhern, age 54, no permanent address, was walking across Edward Gary Street at the Hopkins Street intersection when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Kenneth Jones, also age 54, of Startzville.

Mulhern was transported to Central Texas Medical Center was he was later pronounced dead.

Witnesses at the scene told officers that the driver turned left on a green light and struck Mulhern as he crossed Edward Gary in the crosswalk. The San Marcos Police Collision Investigation Team is conducting the investigation. Autopsy and toxicology reports are pending.

This is the first traffic fatality in San Marcos in 2011. San Marcos recorded one traffic death in 2010, two in 2009 and eight in 2008.

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