Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 06/06/2023 & 4:00 A.M.
Location: State Highway 31, .5 mile east of Tyler, Texas
Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph
Vehicle 1: 2021 Freightliner Box Truck
Kenneth W. Garland, male, 55 YOA of Longview, Texas.
No injuries reported
Cody B. Collins, male, 34 YOA of Tyler, Texas
Pronounced By: JP Curtis Wulf, on scene
Preliminary investigation indicates that vehicle 1 was traveling westbound on State Highway 31. A pedestrian was walking in the westbound lane of travel and vehicle 1 struck the pedestrian.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper D. Sisson, DPS Tyler
A preliminary crash report will be available for purchase online in 10 days. Link: https://cris.dot.state.tx.us/public/Purchase/crashReportSearch.htm
Adam Albritton, Sergeant
Texas Department of Public Safety
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