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7/10/06-Austin

Pedestrian Dies From Accident, Police Say, Caused By Tyler Woman

  A death in the accident last week, police say, was caused by a City of Tyler employee; 61 year old Mary Dodgen.
  The accident happened last week in Austin.
  Jeff Wilson, one of five pedestrians hit, died late Monday afternoon. Wilson had to get brain surgery and had been in a coma up until his death.
  Police say a drunken Dodgen was behind the wheel and crashed into a crowd as they were leaving a concert venue near Highways 620 and 71.
  Dodgen was the Jury Coordinator for Smith County. She remains in a Travis County jail, waiting to see if her charges will be upgraded.

Christine Nelson reporting. cnelson@kltv.com

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