POSTED: Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 11:51pm
UPDATED: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 4:46pm
Tyler, TX (KETK) — One person is dead following a late night pedestrian vs auto accident.
It happened at 9:21 p.m. Sunday, when officers were called to a pedestrian accident in the 1600 block of South Vine Street in Tyler.
Tyler Fire Department and EMS were on scene and found the victim, now identified as Eddie Joe Shands, 74, of Tyler, deceased.
The vehicle involved in this accident was a 1997 white Ford truck.
According to police, the driver of the vehicle was traveling south in the 1600 block of South Vine when he hit Shands.
Shands was not at a cross walk when he was struck.
This case is still under investigation at this time.