Nacogdoches Man Dies in Early Morning Auto-Pedestrian Accident
Officials with the Nacogdoches Police Department are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that took place early Tuesday morning near Coy Simms Softball Park.
According to a release from the Nacogdoches Police Department, officers responded to the auto-pedestrian accident around 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 4. The incident took place in the 800 block of Martin Luther King, Junior, Boulevard.
Nacogdoches Police arrived at the scene and found that a white Chevy Equinox had struck an adult pedestrian in the roadway. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Justice of the Peace. The victim has been identified to be Robert Estepp IV, 23, from Nacogdoches. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured in the crash.
The traffic division responded to the scene to conduct an accident reconstruction of the crash. Preliminary information indicates that the victim was walking in the roadway when he was struck by the vehicle. As further information becomes available it will be released.