Man killed in Longview hit and run, police seeking information

Published on Thursday, 2 November 2017 10:32 - Written by Longview News-Journal Staff reports

Police are investigating after a 63-year-old man was apparently struck by a vehicle and killed overnight in Longview, according to Sgt. Shane McCarter with the Longview Police Department.

McCarter said the Longview man had died by the time police responded at about 7:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Gilmer Road. He did not release the man’s name pending notification of next of kin.

Police had no witnesses as of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, McCarter said.

Officers closed Gilmer Road from West Fairmont Street to Jenny Street as police worked in the area. The roadway was reopened before 10 a.m.

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