UPDATE: DPS confirms with KYTX CBS 19 that the pedestrian struck by a vehicle Friday morning on TX Hwy 135 was pronounced dead at the scene by JP Precinct 3 Talyna Carlson.
The pedestrian has been identified as 50-year-old Darrell Cannon of Gladewater.
According to DPS, the driver, 20-year-old Stormy Scott of Gilmer, fell asleep while traveling south on Hwy 135 and struck the pedestrian on the side of the road.
Scott was on her way to Kilgore College where she attends classes 5 days a week.
Charges are pending in the case.
GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) - Gregg County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Public Safety are on the scene of a serious accident involving a car and a pedestrian on Highway 135 near Crews Rd.
The accident happened around 8 a.m. Friday morning in Gregg County.
KYTX CBS 19 has a crew on the scene and will bring more updates as they become available.