Beaumont, TX – Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Eastex Fwy
Beaumont, TX (September 6, 2019) – At approximately 2:30 a.m. on September 6, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the Eastex Freeway.
According to reports, a male pedestrian was attempting to cross the street in the 6600 block of the Eastex Freeway, near Cavender’s boot store, when he was struck by an 18-wheeler on the southbound feeder road.
The victim incurred fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Police later identified the victim as 39-year-old David Devon Morris.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of David Devon Morris. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
As warmer weather rolls around, we see an increase in the number of pedestrians on the roadway. Unfortunately, these individuals are left vulnerable against the impact of other vehicles. On average, one pedestrian loses their life every 30 hours. These horrific accidents cause devastation for families across our state. When pedestrians lose their lives in fatal collisions, it is imperative for surviving relatives to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless victims across Texas get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our knowledgeable injury accident attorneys in Texas understand the difficulties families face in the aftermath of fatal collisions, which is why we work so diligently to ensure those harmed get the justice they deserve. If your loved one lost their life in an accident caused by a negligent driver, contact our Law firm at (214) 219-4878 to get help with your claim.
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