TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Officials have identified a pedestrian who died following a Tyler auto-pedestrian crash on S Broadway Avenue and South Town Drive.

Cristian Vavich, 35 of Tyler, was walking across S Broadway Avenue from the area of Whataburger when a Toyota truck swerved in an attempt to miss him “but was unable to,” according to Tyler Police.

The crash was initially called in around 5:45 a.m. and officials said Vavich was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said the case remains under investigation.

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