, Port Arthur, Texas

February 18, 2014

Orange County auto-pedestrian victim identified

The Port Arthur News

— Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety has released the name of a man who was struck by a van and killed while attempting to cross Interstate 10 near Rose City on Monday night.

The victim has been identified as Scott Keisel, 49, of Orange, according to a press release from DPS Trooper Stephanie Davis. DPS responded to the crash at approximately 8:27 p.m. Feb. 17.

Keisel was attempting to walk across the westbound lanes of Interstate 10, from south to north, when he was struck by a 1987 Chevrolet van. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge David Peck. The driver of the van, Gary Oliveira, 55, of Beaumont, was not injured.

The incident remains under investigation.