Emory man dead after being struck by car on HWY 19

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RAINS COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – One man is dead after being hit by a car just six miles north of Emory early Monday morning, according to DPS officials.

Gary Bishop, 62, of Emory, was crossing the road as a waste management employee and was struck by Laura Fair, 43, of Sulphur Springs.

Fair was driving a Dodge Charger and the accident occurred at 6:15 a.m. Bishop was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Forley.

The crash remains under investigation and it is unclear if Fair will face criminal charges.

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