Buna man killed after hit while crossing highway

JASPER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Buna man died after he was struck by a car while crossing the highway in Jasper County Wednesday night.

Jeremy Widener, 26, died Thursday at 1 a.m. at a Jasper hospital.

According to the DPS report, Widener was trying to cross US 96 near County Road 722 at 11:30 p.m. when he was struck by a 2013 Dodge Avenger, driven by Teresa Vigeon, 58, of Silsbee.

There is no street lighting in that area, according to the report.

Vigeon was not injured.

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