Department of Public Safety releases name of pedestrian killed on Interstate 10

Published 12:06 am Thursday, May 2, 2024

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The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the name of a man who was killed when he was struck by a car on the highway last week in Orange County

The pedestrian is identified as Larry Baxter Jones II, 53, of Louisiana.

No charges will be filed in the case.

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The fatal crash happened at approximately 10:55 p.m. April 25 on Interstate 10 near the 874-mile marker.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates a 2017 Toyota Camry was traveling east and struck a pedestrian, who had entered the roadway, according to information from DPS

The driver of the Toyota, identified as 30-year-old Cameron Williams of Harlingen, was not injured.

Jones was pronounced deceased on the scene by a justice of the peace.