Man Killed, Melissa Thompson Arrested after Texoma Highway Crash in Sherman

Sherman, Texas (May 18, 2019) – A driver was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a man was struck and killed by her vehicle on Thursday night in Sherman, according to a local news source.

The incident occurred on Texoma Highway on Thursday, May 16.

According to the news source, a man was trying to cross the street to get food for his pregnant wife when a vehicle struck him.

The victim, whose identity was withheld, died in the collision.

Police arrested the involved driver on suspicion of DUI. The driver, identified as Melissa Thompson, 38, was jailed and released Friday after she posted bond.

The collision is under investigation.

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