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Update: Witnesses sought in death of Longview pedestrian

Update: Witnesses sought in death of Longview pedestrian
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POSTED: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 2:31pm

UPDATED: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 3:51pm

On Thursday at 9:59 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 3000 Block of Estes Parkway for an accident involving a pedestrian.

When officers arrived they found the victim, Robert Wayne Mullins 51 of Longview, lying in the roadway. Mullins was attempting to cross the roadway in a dimly lit area located away from the intersection.

Mullins was struck by a Camry driven by 20 year-old Rebecca Ann Sheets of Tatum. Mullins was transported to a local hospital where he died. The accident remains under investigation. Police have also learned that three black females stopped to help the victim, but left before police arrived.

Police are also looking for the driver of a white or light colored SUV that may have been involved in the accident. If you have any information regarding the accident or the driver of the SUV, please contact the Longview Police Traffic Unit at 903-237-1196 or
Officer Mike Grisham at 903-239-5516.

If the caller wishes to remain anonymous they can also contact Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or submit a tip online at www.greggcountycrimestoppers.org.


One person is dead after a person was hit crossing an intersection Thursday night in Longview.

Shortly before 10 p.m., officers were called to the 3000 Block of Estes Parkway on a pedestrian accident involving a gold 1999 Toyota Camry.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, 51-year old Robert Wayne Mullins of Longview, lying in the roadway. Mullins was trying to cross the roadway in a dimly lit area located away from the intersection, when he was hit by a Camry driven by 20-year old Rebecca Ann Sheets of Tatum.

Mullins was taken to a local hospital where he died.

The accident remains under investigation and police are asking for witnesses to the accident or anyone with information on this accident to contact Longview Police Traffic Unit officers by calling 903-237-1199.

If the caller wishes to remain anonymous they can also contact Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or submit a tip online at www.greggcountycrimestoppers.org.

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