LIBERTY COUNTY, TX – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers responded to an Auto-Pedestrian fatality crash earlier this morning. The crash occurred on US 59, about two miles north of Cleveland.
The preliminary accident investigation indicates at approximately 4:40 a.m., a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado traveling southbound on US 59 struck a pedestrian walking in the southbound lane.
The pedestrian was identified as 28 year-old Shawn Michael Davis out of Shepherd, TX. Davis was pronounced deceased by JP Ralph Fuller. Next of Kin has been notified.
The driver was identified as 50 year-old Cristal Lynn Pittman out of Dayton, TX.
No charges have been filed.
This crash remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.