Man dead after auto-pedestrian crash in Tyler
TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - One man is dead after a fatal crash that occurred in Tyler on Wednesday.
At 11:51 p.m., officers were called to Chandler Highway at Morgan Avenue, off west Loop 323, for a reported pedestrian crash.
An officer at the scene said a person was dead. He was later identified as David McKeethan, Jr., 27, of Tyler.
The driver of the gray SUV involved in the crash remained at the scene.
More than a half-dozen emergency vehicles responded, including Tyler Police, Tyler Fire, and UT Health EMS.
It is unclear whether the driver will be cited in the incident.
McKeethan’s family has been notified. The roadway was reopened by 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
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