Abigail Boatwright Killed in Oversized Load Accident at Hwy 317 in Temple, TX

April 27, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Abigail Boatwright
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Texas 317, Temple, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Temple Police
Vehicles Involved
18-Wheeler, Passenger Car
Hwy 317
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

An 18-wheeler with an oversized load collided with another vehicle

What Happened

Authorities are investigating an incident that killed two people at Hwy 317 in Temple, TX on April 27th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 11:20 a.m. According to investigators, an 18-wheeler carrying an oversized load is said have had its trailer detach under unclear circumstances, striking another vehicle. Reports say three individuals in the vehicle were pinned, two suffering fatal injuries at the scene. One victim was identified as 22-year-old Abigail Boatwright. The third victim was hospitalized with suspected life-threatening injuries. Additional details have not been made available.

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