Tyler pedestrian struck and killed

TYLER (KYTX) - A woman crossing a roadway was struck and killed by a pick-up truck Thursday morning.

Police responded to the 1400 block of E. Gentry Parkway around 6:58 a.m. Thursday, January 30, 2014.

The female, identified as 35-year-old Minerba Esmeralda Moreno-Barron, of Tyler, died from injuries she sustained in the accident after being transported to a local hospital.

Moreno-Barron was crossing E. Gentry heading from West to East and was struck in the inside lane of Southbound traffic.  She was not using the crosswalk that was provided for pedestrian traffic approximately 90 feet away from where she was struck.

The driver who struck Moreno-Barron was identified as Esteban Segura Cruz, H/M, age 42, of Tyler. He was driving a Ford F-250 Pick-up.  Cruz was not found to be at fault in the accident.


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