Just after 10 pm, two 17-year-old males were driving east on Old Highway 105 at Metts Road when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The 1988 Datsun 300 left the road and sideswiped a tree causing the vehicle to partially roll. A resident in the area on his way to work came upon the scene and immediately called 911. The male passenger identified as Joseph Nehemiah Wagnon of Cleveland was still trapped in the vehicle but was removed by the driver, identified as Sonny Saxon of Montgomery. CPR was initiated. NMC Fire arrived on the scene with MCHD just behind. Life-saving measures failed and Wagnon was pronounced deceased. Saxon was taken by DPS to Conroe Regional Medical Center for a mandatory blood draw which was negative. He was not injured. DPS investigated the crash. They are being assisted by the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office Vehicular Crimes Unit. Montgomery County Justice of the Peace James Metts responded to the scene on ordered Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport the deceased to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for an autopsy.
A GOFUNDME has been set up for Joseph Wagnon whose father just passed in March.
GO FUND ME FOR JOSEPH