Tyler police release name of pedestrian killed in Friday crash

Published: Aug. 26, 2022 at 7:20 AM CDT

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Tyler police have released the name of a man killed in a auto-pedestrian crash Friday.

According to Tyler police, at 5:46am, police were dispatched to the accident in the 6800 block of S. Broadway Ave.

Upon arrival it was determined that the pedestrian was deceased. Police identified him as Cristian Vavich, 35, from Tyler. His family has been notified.

The investigation determined that Cristian walked across S. Broadway Ave from the area of the Whataburger. He made it to the northbound lanes when a Toyota truck attempted to swerve to miss him but was unable to.

This case remains under investigation.

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