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Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Vehicle in Johnson City, Tennessee


May 29, 2019

JOHNSON CITY, TN. – According to an online news story reported at wjhl.com, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Johnson City, Tennessee. The victim has been identified by authorities, and the accident is still under investigation. The news report says the victim walked in front of the vehicle on the roadway.*

The accident happened in the early afternoon on West Market Street in Johnson City. The Johnson City Police Department and WJHL report that a pedestrian was walking in the area near Walmart and attempted to cross West Market Street. He entered the roadway and was hit by a silver 2010 Ford Edge near Leisure Lane. 

The news report from WJHL says the pedestrian walked in front of the vehicle, but information from police did not say whether the victim or the vehicle driver had the right-of-way. It is unclear if the pedestrian was walking inside of a marked crosswalk when the collision took place. 

WJHL reports that the pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was dead when officers arrived at the scene. The victim was identified as a 55-year-old man from Johnson City. 

The driver of the Ford was not identified in the report, and the report did not say whether he or she was injured. It is not clear how many people were riding in the Ford when the accident happened. 

The Traffic Reconstruction Team with the Johnson City Police Department is investigating and has not yet released additional information about the accident. Officers did not say whether charges are anticipated. 

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Source:https://www.wjhl.com/local/jcpd-1-dead-after-getting-struck-by-vehicle-on-west-market-street/2026561340

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