ASP identifies pedestrian fatally struck

Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 10:07 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 23, 2021 at 6:37 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Arkansas State Police have identified a man killed Friday night when he was struck by an SUV.

The incident happened shortly after 9 p.m. Oct. 22 at the intersection of Johnson Avenue and Marion Berry Parkway.

A 2013 GMC Acadia was westbound on Johnson when ASP said 59-year-old Timothy Morgan of Jonesboro stepped in front of the vehicle.

According to the preliminary incident report, the SUV had the green light when Morgan entered the roadway to travel south on a do not enter signal.

An ambulance took Morgan to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

ASP did not identify the SUV driver.

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