UPDATE: Officials identify man killed in fatal pedestrian wreck

Monday, July 30, 2012 - 11:37am

UPDATE: The pedestrian that was struck in the 5500 block of Troup Highway has been identified as David Wayne Bickerdike, 41, of Tyler.

Bickerdike was crossing the roadway mid-block on foot and was not in a crosswalk. Bickerdike was hit by a north bound vehicle, driven by Susan Helgesen, age 58, of Tyler.

Helgesen did not see the pedestrian due to darkness and his clothing.

Update: All lanes of Troup Highway have reopened.

Original report:

A pedestrian was killed Monday morning in the 5500 block of Troup Highway in Tyler.

Tyler Police tell FOX51 all north bound lanes are closed at Troup Highway between Shiloh and Thistle.

Two south bound lanes are open while investigation continues.

FOX51 has a crew on scene and will bring you more details are they become available.



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