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Family identifies pedestrian struck by vehicle in Tyler

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Family members have identified a pedestrian who was struck during a Tuesday evening wreck.

Hiawetha Hudson, 54, of Tyler, was struck by a vehicle at 6:17 p.m. on Front Street, near the Cotton Belt building.

According to the Tyler Police Department, the man - who is visually-impaired - was jaywalking  from with south side of Front Street toward the building. The driver of a Toyota Tundra struck Hudson. The driver said the sun obstructed his vision and he did not see Hudson in the road.

Hudson was taken to East Texas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Officials with ETMC say Hudson is in critical condition.

No charges are expected to be filed.

READ MORE: Visually-impaired pedestrian hit on Front Street near Cotton Belt building in Tyler

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