Longview bicyclist hit, killed by van
POSTED: Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:28pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 1:40pm
Longview, Texas (KETK) — One person is dead after a vehicle collided with a bicycle Monday night.
It happened at 6:58 p.m. near the intersection of Buchanan Street and Mobberly Avenue in Longview.
When Longview Police arrived on scene, witnesses told police that a bicycle rider had pulled out from Buchanan Street and into the path of a van owned by Willand Inc. or White Oak, Texas.
The bicyclist, Ivory Van Jackson, 53, was taken to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The accident is currently under investigation, but police believe that Jackson failed to yield the right-of-way to the van.
KETK will continue to update you as more information becomes available.