Fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Orange Co.

Joshua Teague

At approximately 4 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to an auto-pedestrian crash on Highway 62 in Orange County. The crash occurred near Daily Road.

Initial reports indicate that a Toyota Tundra pickup truck was traveling southbound on Highway 62. A pedestrian was walking southbound near the roadway when he was struck by the pickup truck.

The pedestrian, identified as Joshua Teague, 20, of Mauriceville, was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Hershel Stagner at the scene. The driver of the Toyota pickup truck, a 28-year-old male from Lumberton, was not injured in the crash.