Man dies after being hit by truck in Midland

Police lights. (CBS 7 File Photo)

MIDLAND -- A man has passed away overnight after he was hit by a truck on Wednesday.

According to the Midland Police Department, their officers were called to the intersection of North Big Spring Street and West Nobles Avenue just after 9 p.m. for a report of a major crash involving a pedestrian.

When police arrived at the scene they learned that 41-year-old Cory Lights had been hit by a truck. He was taken to the hospital where he passed away from his injuries.

Police say that their investigation found that Lights was crossing Big Spring on foot and was not using a crosswalk when he was hit. The driver of the truck was unable to stop his vehicle on time before hitting Lights.