The Department of Public Safety has released the name of the victim in a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that happened lTuesday night in Orange County.

A DPS spokesperson told 12News Corey Collins, 38, of Orange, was hit by a 2012 Volvo tractor-trailer as he walked into the middle of the roadway.

The accident happened on Interstate-10 Eastbound at mile marker 879 near Simmons Drive just before 11 p.m.

Collins was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck was driven by Andrea Hawkins of Murphy, Texas.

The DPS spokesperson said alcohol was not a factor in the accident.