UPDATE: Victim in early morning accident identified

Wichita Falls Police and first responders were called to the 2600 block of southbound Central Freeway/I-44 at the Airport Road exit ramp just after 6:30 am Tuesday morning.

A man walking next to the highway was struck by a pickup truck just north of the Airport Road exit on southbound I-44/Central Freeway.  The man has now been identified as  46 year-old James Jackson of Wichita Falls.  The driver of the pickup has reportedly been arrested on charges unrelated to the accident.

Jackson's body has been sent to the Tarrant County Medical Examiners office for autopsy.