WALLER COUNTY, Texas -

Investigators said a Waller County Sheriff's Deputy was on his way to a domestic disturbance call on Garrett Road in Waller County when he ran over a man who was lying in the road.

Officials with DPS said the man was passed out in the middle of the road, and the deputy simply couldn't stop in time.

The victim, Maurice Lavander, 28, did not survive. No word yet on why Lavander was lying in the road.