A fatal accident on Interstate 10 West near Highway 62 in Orange County at about 5:34 a.m. on Feb. 24 claimed the life of 30-year-old Joshua Thurmond of Baton Rouge, La., DPS reports.
According to a news release from Trooper Stephanie Davis, Thurmond, the driver of a 2008 Ford pickup truck, was killed after veering off the roadway into a light fixture. The vehicle caught fire after impact. It is unknown why Thurmond veered off the road. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.