Orange man arrested in connection to San Augustine Co. fatality

Bryan Spurgeon (Source: San Augustine County Jail)
Bryan Spurgeon (Source: San Augustine County Jail)

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - DPS arrested an Orange man accused of driving intoxicated in a deadly two-vehicle wreck in San Augustine County Friday night.

Bryan Spurgeon, 53, is charged with second-degree intoxicated manslaughter.

According to a DPS report, Spurgeon was driving northbound on US 96, five miles south of San Augustine when he swerved into the southbound lane and hit a 2015 Honda Pilot, driven by William Pond, 61, of Orange.

Pond's passenger, Malinda Pond, 61, of Orange, died at the scene.

William Pond and two children were injured in the wreck. Spurgeon was also treated at a San Augustine hospital before his arrest.

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