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UPDATE: Auto-pedestrian wreck in Van Zandt Co.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A Van Zandt County man was killed after he was struck by a car over the weekend.

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Just after 10:00 pm, Saturday, 38-year-old Kyle Dillard of Ben Wheeler was struck by a vehicle while walking along highway 279 north of FM 2339 near Edom.

The vehicle was driven by Krystal Cruz also of Ben Wheeler.

Mr. Dillard's body was not found until 6:30 am, Sunday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say that from the minor damage on Ms. Cruz's vehicle, they understand why she didn't realize she had struck someone.

Toxicology reports are pending on the victim, Kyle Dillard.

Rainy, wet conditions may have played a part in the accident.

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