Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Tyler
POSTED: Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 5:47am
UPDATED: Monday, May 20, 2013 - 1:23pm
Tyler, Texas — Police say 58-year old Joel Thompson, of Tyler, was crossing the street on foot in the 2300 block of W. Erwin St. around 8:50 Saturday night, when he was hit by a car headed westbound.
The driver of the vehichle was unharmed, and police confirm alcohol was not a factor in this accident.
Thompson was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
This case is still under investigation.