UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in crash identified as Tyler man

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UPDATE (9:50 A.M.) – The pedestrian killed Tuesday evening after being hit by a car has been identified as a Tyler man.

Police released an update Wednesday morning saying the victim was 35-year-old Malcolm Johnson. He was taken to UT Health where he later died from his injuries.

Andy Erbaugh, the Public Information Officer with Tyler PD, said that no charges are pending for the driver who struck Johnson.


TYLER, Texas (KETK)- A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on Tuesday, according to the Tyler Police Department.

Law enforcement received a call about the incident around 6:30 p.m.

The pedestrian was a man, who left Fuzzy’s Taco Shop on Troup Highway. He crossed the road, while he was not at a crosswalk, and he was hit by a car in the northbound outside lane, said police.

Officers are still at the scene. Currently, one lane of northbound travel is open.

Police are directing traffic, and they are encouraging drivers to take other routes and drive with caution in this area.

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