Police: Log truck driver killed in crash caused by car’s failure to yield

Orange County

Texas police say that a log truck driver lost his life yesterday in a crash involving a passenger vehicle.

The fatal crash occurred around 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, February 6, in Orange County, Texas, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Police say that 42 year old truck driver Raymond Marsh was hauling a load of timber southbound on Highway 62 near FM 2802 when a 46 year old woman in a Ford passenger vehicle failed to yield the right of way and turned into the path of his truck.

The truck crashed into the back of the passenger vehicle and left the roadway, crashing into multiple trees before coming to a stop in a wooded area.

Marsh was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The motorist wasn’t injured.

The crash remains under investigation and it isn’t clear whether charges could be filed.