Pedestrian killed walking along Interstate 10 Monday night in Jefferson County
On Monday at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to an auto-pedestrian crash on Interstate 10 in Jefferson County.
The crash occurred near mile marker 839.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates a 2017 Nissan SUV was traveling eastbound on Interstate 10.
The driver of the Nissan struck a pedestrian that was walking in the roadway.
The pedestrian, 39-year-old Richard Touchton of Florida, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Ray Chesson.
The driver of the Nissan, a 34-year-old resident of Vidor, was not injured.
At this time, there are no additional details to be released.
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