An auto pedestrian accident in Tyler Sunday night has claimed the life of a 39- year- old woman.

Police say Nikesisha Smith of Tyler was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to walk across the 16 hundred block of Vine Street.

Officers say it appears Smith was not crossing in an approved crosswalk and the driver of the vehicle will not be ticketed. The incident occurred just before around 10:53 p.m. Sunday


Arrest Warrant Issued in Fatal East Texas Crash

An arrest warrant has been issued in the fatal crash that occurred on April 12 on State Highway 64 in Smith County.  DPS  Troopers completed the investigation into the crash that killed Jacky Wayne Johnston of Tyler.

After being presented with probable cause, Judge Christi Kennedy of the 114th District Court in Tyler signed an arrest warrant for Eduardo Viramontes of Ben Wheeler, Texas.  The offense of Accident Involving Personal Injury of Death, a 3rd degree felony 3 was signed on August 2, 2012, with a recommended bond of $250,000.