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Pedestrian killed in Longview accident identified

Released by Officer Kristie Brian, Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - On December 4, 2010, around 7 p.m. officers were dispatched to a pedestrian/motor vehicle accident in the 1500 block of East Marshall Avenue. 

The victim who was struck and killed has been identified as 58-year-old, Christopher Moody Smith of Longview.

Police investigation found that Smith was crossing the roadway in a dimly lit area, not in a crosswalk, and was wearing dark clothing. 

Himel and her 16 year old passenger were also transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center by private vehicle with non life threatening injuries.

During the investigation officers learned that the pedestrian had stepped into the roadway into oncoming traffic.   A witness stated that the victim had been seen earlier in the evening walking down the middle of East Marshall Avenue.

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