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Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-24 Identified

1/16/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The pedestrian struck and killed Thursday at 12:20 a.m. on I-24 near the entrance ramp from Woodland Street is identified as Rosetta Simbi, 42, of Garland, Texas.

The preliminary investigation shows that Simbi was attempting to cross the Interstate when she was struck by multiple vehicles. She died at the scene. Only one of the drivers involved stopped, Darrius Pitts, 28, of Kansas. Two other vehicles are known to have struck Simbi, a black truck and a tractor-trailer. Anyone with information about this fatal crash is asked to contact Traffic investigators at 615-862-7738.

There was no evidence at the scene of impairment on the part of Simbi.

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