Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 5/16/2022 3:34 AM
Location: IH-20, approximately three miles southwest of Longview, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 75 mph
Vehicle 1: 2017 Volvo truck-tractor towing a semi-trailer.
Johnny M. Powell, male, 60 YOA of Jackson, MI.
Pronounced by: Judge Tim Bryan at the scene.
Rodney D. Slaughter, male, 25 YOA of Dallas, TX.
Preliminary investigation indicates the pedestrian had previously been driving eastbound on IH-20 when his vehicle ran off the roadway to the south, possibly due to unsafe speed for the wet roadway. The pedestrian then walked north to IH-20. Unit 1 was traveling east on IH-20 and struck the pedestrian who had walked onto the roadway.
Weather Condition: Raining
Road Conditions: Wet
Investigated By: Trooper Joshua McCord, Longview DPS