Texas man dies in Orange County wreck

Published 8:32 am Monday, March 5, 2018

A Spring, Texas man traveling west on Interstate 10 on Saturday died from his injuries after his vehicle struck two concrete walls in Orange County.

A Texas Department of Public Safety report said officers responded to one-vehicle crash near mile marker 859 around 3 p.m.

Preliminary reports said the victim’s Chevrolet Avalanche crashed after the driver for unknown reasons struck the inside concrete wall, veered across the other westbound lanes, then struck the outside wall.

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The driver, 50-year-old Daniel Martinez, was ejected from the vehicle, DPS said.

He was transported to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries and was pronounced dead Saturday evening.