1 killed in pedestrian vs car accident in Gregg County

One person was struck and killed Tuesday night while walking along a county road five miles southwest of Liberty City.

According to a preliminary DPS report, 37-year-old Michael Grant was southbound on County Road 3652 at a high rate of speed. He failed to stop at a stop sign at County Road 3652 and County Road 3615 and hit 34-year-old Lechell Scott who was walking north on County Road 3652.

Scott died at at the scene.

Grant fled the scene, but was later found and arrested on one county of intoxicated manslaughter and one count of accident involving death. He remains in the Gregg County Jail without bond.

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