POLK COUNTY, Texas - A Wednesday evening accident ended with a pedestrian dead near Livingston.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to an auto-pedestrian crash last night on US Highway 59 involving a commercial motor vehicle, about one mile north of Livingston.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 6:20 p.m. a 2020 Freightliner tractor truck semi-trailer was traveling south in the outside lane when a pedestrian attempted to cross the highway and ran into the path of the vehicle.
The driver and passenger of the truck were not injured. The pedestrian is identified as 54-year-old Robert Montgomery, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This crash remains under investigation. Additional information is not available at this time.