Just before 6am Thursday morning, Troopers responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian fatal crash on SH-155 S, approximately three miles south of the city of Winona in Smith County. The investigators preliminary report indicates that the driver of a 2007 Ford F-450 was traveling on SH-155 and struck a pedestrian who was walking in the roadway.
The driver of the Ford was identified as 37 year old Mitchell Euwins, of Longview. Euwins was not injured in the crash. The pedestrian was identified as 41 old Stephan Ernest Nipper, of Muncie IN. Nipper was pronounced at the scene by Judge Johnson and was transported to Lighthouse Mortuary. The crash remains under investigation.