, Port Arthur, Texas

April 24, 2014

Bridge City man dead after Orange County auto-ped

The Port Arthur News

ORANGE COUNTY — A Bridge City man is dead after he was struck by two vehicles while crossing a highway in Orange County on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Jefferson Glenn Kimbro, 36.

The incident occurred at about 6:30 a.m. April 24.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, a 2000 Ford truck was traveling northbound in the inside lane of Texas 62 when the pedestrian entered the highway from the east and was struck by the Ford truck.

The pedestrian was knocked into the southbound lane of Texas 62 and was then struck by a 2012 Toyota passenger vehicle. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Ford, Bryan Hardy, 43, of Orange, and the driver of the Toyota, Glenda Champion, 53, of Buna, were not injured in the crash.

This crash is still under investigation.