UPDATE: Tyler pedestrian hit by car dies of injuries - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

UPDATE: Tyler pedestrian hit by car dies of injuries

Posted: Updated:

TYLER (KYTX) - UPDATE: Tyler police have confirmed the pedestrian hit by a car last night has died.

He has been identified as 58-year-old Joel Thompson, from Tyler.

Around 8:50 Saturday night, police were called to the 2300 block of West Erwin in Tyler. They say a car headed west hit Thompson and he was immediately taken to ETMC with life threatening injuries. 

Police say alcohol was not involved in the accident but the case is still under investigation.

Thompson's family has been notified.

Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.