Longview man hit crossing intersection, dies at hospital

Friday, May 4, 2012 - 10:31am

One person is dead after a person was hit crossing an intersection Thursday night in Longview.

Shortly before 10 p.m., officers were called to the 3000 Block of Estes Parkway on a pedestrian accident involving a gold 1999 Toyota Camry.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim, 51-year old Robert Wayne Mullins of Longview, lying in the roadway. Mullins was trying to cross the roadway in a dimly lit area located away from the intersection, when he was hit by a Camry driven by 20-year old Rebecca Ann Sheets of Tatum.

Mullins was taken to a local hospital where he died.

The accident remains under investigation and police are asking for witnesses to the accident or anyone with information on this accident to contact Longview Police Traffic Unit officers by calling 903-237-1199.

If the caller wishes to remain anonymous they can also contact Gregg County Crimestoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or submit a tip online at www.greggcountycrimestoppers.org.


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