Pedestrian Fatality In Accident Last Night - - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

02/20/08 - Tyler

Pedestrian Fatality In Accident Last Night

Last night, Tyler Police responded to the 6300 block of Paluxy drive because of reports of a vehicle and pedestrian accident.

Upon arrival, officer's determined that a 83 year old man had been hit by a truck on Paluxy Dr. at Copeland Rd. The truck was going southbound on Paluxy Dr. in the inside lane of traffic when the man walked across Paluxy Dr. and into the path of the oncoming truck.

The pedestrian was transported to ETMC by EMS with serious injuries. He later succumbed to his wounds at the hospital and was pronounced dead there. No charges are pending against the driver of the pickup at this time.

Names are not yet being released pending notification of next of kin.

Cathryn Khalil, reporting.

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