Elderly man dies after being hit vehicle

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A van strikes and kills an elderly man while he was trying to cross the street.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 3100 block of Mall Dr. in Texarkana.

Investigators say 88-year-old Jewel Maxwell, of Texarkana, Texas, was picking up cans in the area and was attempting to cross the street toward Central Mall.    

Maxwell was then struck by an eastbound 2018 Chevrolet van that was driven by 61-year-old Victor Annan, of Owensboro, Kentucky.  

Annan told police that he didn’t see Maxwell until it was too late.

Maxwell was taken to Christus St. Michael Hospital where he later from his injuries.

The accident is under investigation.

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