Pedestrian hit by vehicle on South Jackson Street

UPDATE:

A man walking on S. Jackson Street on Monday night who was hit by a vehicle died Wednesday night, according to JPD officials. 

He has been identified as Edwin McCuin, 69, of Jacksonville.

The driver of the vehicle stopped and rendered aid. JPD Capt. Robert Mitchell said no charges are anticipated.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

Jacksonville police are investigating an incident that occurred just after 9 p.m. Monday where a man was hit by a vehicle.

According to JPD Captain Robert Mitchell, a man crossed between intersections while walking eastbound in the 800 block of South Jackson Street and was hit while in the outside lane.

The driver stopped to render aid, and the 69-year-old man was taken to UT Health in Jacksonville. They were later flown to UT Health in Tyler.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries, Mitchell said.

Police department and Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating the incident.

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