Motorhome, pedestrian crash leaves one man dead

POLK COUNTY – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) responded to areport of an auto-pedestrian crash early Wednesday morning on US 190, about seven miles east of Livingston.
The preliminary crash investigation indicates at approximately 12:40 a.m., a 2000 Bounder motorhome was traveling westbound and struck a pedestrian that was in the roadway.
The driver of the motorhome is identified as 58-year-old Homero Ortiz from Houston. Ortiz was not injured in the crash.
The pedestrian is identified as 33-year-old Rudy Williams from Livingston.Williams was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital in Livingston where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
No additional information is available at this time.

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