According to Fox 4 in Beaumont, 35-year-old Chad Wayne Drake of Kountze was fatally struck by a passenger vehicle on US 96 around 10 pm Monday.
Authorities have determined that Drake was walking southbound on US 96 when he was struck from behind by a vehicle traveling in the outside lane.
The driver, 68-year-old June Maricle of Buna, remained on the scene and was not injured in the crash.
The incident remains under investigation.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):