Houston, TX – Homeless Couple Killed under Sam Houston Tollway Bridge ID’d
Houston, TX (September 26, 2019) – On September 24, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident under the Sam Houston Tollway Bridge.
According to reports, a homeless couple was sleeping under the overpass of the Sam Houston Tollway Bridge on Beechnut St when they were struck by a motor vehicle.
The driver of the car fled the scene on foot.
The two victims, who were later identified as 59-year-old Eugene Stroman and 50-year-old Michelle Beach, were both fatally injured. Police arrived at the scene and pronounced both victims deceased.
The driver of the vehicle, who was identified as Jordache Lenton, was later arrested and charged for this incident.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Eugene Stroman. And Michelle Beach. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
More than 600 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents annually across our state. When victims lose their lives due to the reckless and negligent acts of others, their surviving family members are often left to bear the costs for medical treatment, funeral arrangements, and various financial burdens resulting from the accident. In some cases, families can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice and compensation they deserve.
Over the years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get full and fair compensation to cover the costs incurred from a fatal collision. Our knowledgeable attorneys are dedicated to helping families hold at-fault drivers accountable for their actions. Contact our injury accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see what legal options are available for you.
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