23-year-old killed crossing I-35 in Pflugerville Tuesday identified

Travis County
Law enforcement on I-35 near Grand Avenue Parkway where a pedestrian was hit and killed by a semi truck on Sept. 4, 2018

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — A 23-year-old hit and killed by a semi-truck while trying to cross Interstate 35 near Pflugerville has been identified.

A Freightliner towing a Hyundai was headed south on I-35 Tuesday when it hit Jackson James Borg on the inside lane near Grand Avenue Parkway at 7:55 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety said. 

“The pedestrian was attempting to cross all three southbound lanes of travel. The driver of the Freightliner was unable to avoid striking the pedestrian and hit him with the front left of his vehicle,” DPS wrote. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died. 

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