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1/14/06-Tyler

Pedestrian Is Killed While Crossing Street

A Tyler man is in jail today after he reportedly hit a woman with his car, killing her. It happened around 7:30 p.m. yesterday at the 800 Block of Martin Luther King Boulevard in Tyler. Police say the man struck the woman while she was crossing the street. When officers got there, they found the woman lying in the street. She was immediately transported to a local hospital where she later died. The man driving the car fled the scene, but witnesses were able to give officers a license plate number and he was later found. Police identified the man as Dekiyon Dewade Goodwin, 24, of Tyler. He has been charged with "accident involving injury or death."

Molly Reuter reporting, mreuter@kltv.com

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