Broaddus car-pedestrian collision claims Hudson teen’s life, service package | Way of life


A Hudson teenager died Sunday morning in a collision with a pedestrian in Broaddus.

Heath McAdams, 18, was found just off US Highway 83 near Anthony Harbor shortly after 2 a.m., according to a news release from the San Augustine County Sheriff’s Office. The exact circumstances leading to his death are not known and are still under investigation by the San Augustine County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the report, at around 1:57 a.m. on Sunday, September 4, the sheriff’s office received a 911 call. San Augustine Investigator Joey Haley said McAdams had walked from a party at a lake house. He and had phoned a friend to pick him up.

McAdams was taken from the scene to Forensic Medical Management of Texas in Tyler for an autopsy, the statement said.

The autopsy performed Wednesday revealed that McAdams suffered injuries consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle, the statement said. No arrests were made.

The incident is being investigated by the sheriff’s office with the assistance of the Texas Rangers.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (936) 275-2424.

“Heath loved to fish and be in the great outdoors.” “He enjoyed playing baseball and spending time with his friends. He and his friends could often be found engrossed in their video games enjoying themselves.”

Services for McAdams will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Shafer’s Funeral Home in Lufkin with Pastor Tony Holder officiating. Interment will follow at Largent Cemetery in Hudson.

Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.


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