UPDATE: The pedestrian who died has been identified as 71-year-old Alfonso Medina Varela.
EL PASO, Texas – A pedestrian was hit by a semi-truck on I-10 west Wednesday night.
It happened around 8 p.m. between Airway and Geronimo.
It caused a big traffic back-up on the freeway between Cielo Vista Mall and Bassett Place.
The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.