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UPDATE: Suspect in weekend hit and run turns himself in to police

William Earl Bowser. Photo Source: Smith County Jail. William Earl Bowser. Photo Source: Smith County Jail.
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

UPDATE (5:30p.m. Monday) - The suspect who fled the scene of the Hit and Run pedestrian accident that occurred on Saturday, January 21, 2012 has turned himself into authorities. 

The suspect is identified as William Earl Bowser, of Tyler.  Bowser was charged with Accident Involving Personal Injury or Death a 3rd degree Felony.  Bond was set at $3,000.00

Information from Tyler Police Department


UPDATE: Tyler Police have confirmed they have made no arrests but do have a suspect in this case.


UPDATE: Tyler Police has identified the victim as Larry King.  He is still in critical condition.


Released by the Tyler Police Department:

On Saturday, January 21, 2012, at approximately 6:12 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of W. Gentry Parkway and N. Bois D'Arc, in reference to a hit and run pedestrian accident.  Upon arrival officers located a Hispanic male laying in the roadway that had been struck by a vehicle.  The Tyler Fire Department and EMS responded to the scene to administer medical attention to the subject.  EMS transported the subject to East Texas Medical Center.  The subject received possible life threatening injuries due to the accident.  Officers interviewed witnesses at the scene and were advised that the subject was walking northbound on N. Bois D'Arc attempting to cross Gentry Parkway when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on W. Gentry Parkway.  The vehicle continued eastbound after striking the subject failing to stop for the accident.  Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a blue or possible greenish vehicle with front end damage.  Witnesses also advised the vehicle may be a Chevy Cavalier 2door or a similar body style.    Investigation continues at this time.

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