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SH 155 vehicle, pedestrian accident results in fatality

SMITH CO., July 31, 2014— A Flint, Texas, man is dead following a vehicle pedestrian accident which occurred Wednesday morning, at approximately 12:10 a.m.

According to DPS Trooper Jean Dark, a 2006 Nissan Altima was traveling southbound in the outside lane of State Highway 155, when it struck a pedestrian who was attempting to cross the highway. The accident occurred in Smith County, approximately one mile from Dogwood City.

The pedestrian, identified as 58 year-old Billy Joe Morris, of Flint, was pronounced deceased.

Preliminary reports indicate no charges will be filed against the driver, according to Trooper Dark.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Trooper Dark about the accident. Click below for more.

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