Sherwood Wagner of Orange dies in fatal Newton County pedestrian-car crash – Thursday, April 21, 2022

Newton County pedestrian-car crash death of Sherwood Wagner of Orange – Obituary

In the night hours of Thursday, April 21, 2022, a pickup vehicle struck and killed Sherwood Wagner on State Highway 62 near the Jasper-Newton county border.

According to a news statement, troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety responded and investigated the incident, which occurred around 8:20 p.m. Thursday.

According to early information, Mitchell Ames, 43, of Call, was driving a 2018 Toyota truck north on SH 62.

According to the press statement, “it is alleged that a pedestrian was walking in the center of the road and was struck by the pickup.”

According to an update to the news release, Sherwood Wagner, 60, of Orange, was declared deceased at the scene by a Newton County judge of the peace.