SAN ANTONIO -- An elderly man was hit and killed by a truck while walking along the street west of downtown.

According to police, the 84-year old Hispanic male was in the road near the 800 block of Colorado around 8 pm Sunday evening when the small pickup truck struck him from behind. The man was killed instantly.

The driver said that he could not see the man in the dark until it was too late. Police are investigating further but are not faulting the driver in the death.