Emergency crews responded to an accident on Interstate 20 East on Friday afternoon. A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle near the Highway 69 exit.
According to Department of Public Safety Trooper Jean Dark, reports indicate a person walked in front of an 18-wheeler.
I-20 East was reduced to one lane near mile marker 556.
There were reports of other accidents in the backup from this wreck.
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