Man struck by pickup, killed Sunday night in Tyler

Published on Sunday, 23 February 2014 22:26 - Written by

BY FAITH HARPER

fharper@tylerpaper.com

A man was killed Sunday evening after he was hit by a truck on South Vine Street.

Tyler Police Sgt. Adam Colby said the department was called to a pedestrian versus automobile accident at 9:21 p.m. in the 1600 block of Vine Street, between West Fifth Street and Glenwood Boulevard.

A white male was killed when he was stuck by a white Ford F-150 extended cab truck. His name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Colby said the wreck appears to be accidental and no criminal charges are pending at this time.

The department did not release details of how the wreck happened pending its investigation.

Police expect Vine Street to be blocked off for at least two hours while they investigate.