Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Tyler

Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Tyler
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POSTED: Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 5:47am

UPDATED: Monday, May 20, 2013 - 1:23pm

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.

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