December 30, 2019 - Hurst Street at the intersection of Crawford Street in Center was the scene of an auto versus pedestrian incident December 23, 2019.
According to Center Police Officer Angela Neal, at 1:30pm Charles Standley, 54, of Center was pedaling his bicycle northbound on Hurst Street in the southbound lane. At that time Kenneth Earl Windham, 59, of Center was pulled up to the stop sign in a tan Ford passenger car at Hurst Street and Crawford Street. Windham then turned attempting to enter Hurst Street and the Ford struck the bicycle.
It was determined, the bicycle was traveling the wrong direction in the traffic lane.
Staff members from a neaby medical clinic responded quickly to Standley, who was then lying in the middle of the roadway, and assessed him until an ambulance arrived. EMS personnel moved Standley to the ambulance and he was transported to Nacogdoches Medical Center - Shelby Emergency Department for possible injury.
The crash was investigated by Center Police Officer Spencer Anderson and Officer Neal. Center Fire Department personnel and Texas Department of Public Safety assisted at the scene.