NEW BRAUNFELS – A man is dead after being hit by a truck while trying to cross Interstate 35.

New Braunfels Police were called to the 6200 block of I-35 around 3:40 a.m. Sunday for a traffic accident involving a pedestrian.

First responders found a man lying unconscious in the grass and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified him as 19-year-old David Anthony Teniente Jr.

According to police, Teniente was hit by 2015 Ford F150 driven by an 18-year-old man.

Witnesses told police Teniente was attempting to cross the southbound lanes of I-35 when he was hit by the truck.

The incident is under investigation and no charges are expected to be filed.