A fatal hit and run auto/pedestrian accident is being investigated by Vidor police this morning.

Vidor police chief, Dave Shows told local news sources that Carlton Lee Newman, 46, of Ore City, near Longview, died in the collision Tuesday morning. The accident happened at about 5:00 am at Concord St. and the IH-10 service road.

Officers have recovered pieces of a vehicle.

Newman had work items on his person, which led police to believe he was traveling to or from his job.


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