Update: Johnson City police identify man killed trying to cross West Market Street

Becky Campbell • Updated May 25, 2019 at 6:22 PM

Johnson City police identified the pedestrian killed Saturday in a West Market Street crash as a 55-year-old city man.

Police said Gary E. Bailey, 500 S. North St., was dead from the impact when they arrived at the scene near the West Market Walmart around noon.

Bailey was struck by 2010 Ford Edge. The Johnson City Police Department’s Traffic Reconstruction Team was continuing to investigate.

Soon after the crash, JCPD Lt. Andy Hodges said witnesses reported the victim stepped into the lane. Hodges said the driver who struck the victim remained at the scene.

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