Man dies after being hit by an 18-wheeler in Deep East Texas crash

Local News

LIVINGSTON, Texas (KETK) – A man was killed Wednesday evening after being hit by an 18-wheeler in Deep East Texas.

According to DPS, an 18-wheeler was driving south at 6:20 p.m. on US HWY 59 about one mile north of Livingston.

The report stated that 54-year-old Robert Montgomery was trying to cross the street and ran into the path of the truck and was hit. The driver, 49-year-old Tyrone Freeman, of Sugarland, was not injured in the crash.

Montgomery was pronounced dead at the scene by a Polk County Justice of the Peace.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Right Now

Don't Miss

Community Calendar

KETK Twitter & Facebook

FOX51 Twitter & Facebook