Alan Brad Joiner Killed in Accident at State Hwy 19 in Rains County, TX

February 9, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Alan Brad Joiner
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 19, Palestine, Rains County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet 3500, Chevrolet Silverado C1500
State Hwy 19
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet 3500 and a Chevrolet Silverado C1500 were involved in a crash

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Hwy 19 in Rains County, TX on February 9th, 2024. Officials are saying it happened around 5:15 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet 3500 was southbound while a Chevrolet Silverado was northbound. The 3500 is alleged to have been traveling at an unsafe speed in rainy weather conditions before hydroplaning across a center line into the northbound lane. From there, reports say the vehicle collided with the Silverado, causing the Silverado to veered into a barrow ditch and a telephone pole. The driver of the Silverado, identified as 69-year-old Alan Brad Joiner, was fatally injured while the other driver, a 33-year-old Columbus man who was not publicly identified, had minor injuries. Reports indicate charges are pending and additional information was not available.

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