Pedestrian fatally struck on US-75 identified

A pedestrian was fatally struck on US Highway 75 in Denison late Monday night.
A pedestrian was fatally struck on US Highway 75 in Denison late Monday night.
Published: Dec. 14, 2021 at 10:05 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 16, 2021 at 11:20 AM CST
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DENISON, Texas (KXII) - The victim that was fatally struck on US Highway 75 in Denison late Monday night has been identified as 57-year-old Terry Carlson of Big Rapids, Michigan.

Police said it happened around 10:45 p.m. in the northbound lanes at exit 69 near FM 120.

Further investigation revealed the victim had been struck by other vehicles as well, police said.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The initial driver was on scene, cooperated with police, and later consented to a blood draw.

During the initial investigation there were no indications that alcohol was involved.

The collision remains under investigation.

This is the fourth fatality accident in Denison in 2021.

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