WebXtra: Hit by pick-up truck, East Texas teen saves friend

By Layron Livingston - bio | email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Saturday night, Leann Morrison, 15, was walking along Oak Street in Eustace with her sister and a group of friends.

The next thing she knew, she was shoving one of her friends out of the way of a speeding pick-up truck. Her friend was not hit. Leann was not so fortunate.

The driver of that truck, Bruce Sawyer, 34, was arrested on intoxicated assault charges.

He has bonded out of jail. Meanwhile, Leann continues to recuperate at ETMC Tyler. She says she's just glad she was the only who was hit. She says she's grateful to be alive.

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