Buna man, woman killed in Sunday afternoon motorcycle crash in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY - An Orange County motorcycle crash claimed the lives of a Buna man and woman Sunday afternoon.

Cory Menard, 25, of Buna, died at the scene of the 1:30 p.m. wreck on SH 12 just west of SH 62.

Chelsea Miller, 24, of Buna, died late Sunday night after being transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hopsital in Beaumont.

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Investigators say a pickup truck driven by Michael Meranda, 67, of Orange failed to yield the right of way when turning onto SH 12 from Woodridge Dr.

The Yamaha motorcycle struck the pickup on the left front panel. Both vehicles caught fire upon impact.

Meranda was unhurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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