On Friday, September 6, 2019 at 2:34 a.m, Beaumont Police responded to the 6600 block of Eastex Freeway on the South bound service road, in reference to an auto-pedestrian crash. Preliminary investigation indicates that an 18-wheeler was traveling south on the service road in the 6600 block of Eastex Freeway, when a pedestrian entered the roadway. The 18-wheeler struck the pedestrian, who was transported to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. The victim has been identified as David Devon Morris, a 39 year old Beaumont resident. The investigation is on-going.