The Texas Department of Public Safety says they are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Interstate 30 in Morris County.

Authorities responded around 2PM Monday to the accident on I-30 about 9 miles north of Omaha, Texas.

The DPS says the preliminary crash investigation indicates a 2016 Freightliner Truck-Tractor, towing a 2013 Great Dane Trailer, was traveling west on IH-30 when a pedestrian walked into the lane of traffic and was struck by the Truck-Tractor.

Pedestrian, Joel Ethan Dockery, 43 year old male from Willis Point, TX was transported to East Texas Medical Center, where he later died from his injures.

The driver, Larry G. Kinney, 55 year old male from Brownville, TN was not injured.

This is an ongoing investigation. No additional information is available at this time.




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