Tyler — Woman Struck on Highway 155 ID’d
Posted on Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 4:03 am
The Tyler local officials have released the name of the woman who died after a fatal pedestrian collision on Highway 155 about 2/10 of a mile south of Tyler, Saturday.
Just before 11:30, Texas Department of Public Safety officials received a call reporting a person hit by a car on Highway 155. According to initial reports, a 2009 Toyota Corolla was traveling along the northbound lanes of the highway when, for yet unknown reasons, it hit a pedestrian. The force of the impact killed the female pedestrian in the process. She was later identified as Teresa Campos, a 27-year-old resident of Tyler.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Corolla has been identified as Willie Hayter, 71, of Tyler. Authorities did not confirm if Hayter will be facing charges.
DPS said the crash is still under investigation.
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