Bobby Edwards Killed in Accident at I-20 in Mitchell County, TX

August 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Mount Sylvan, Mitchell County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Mitchell County Police
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck lost control navigating a curve and crashed

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-20 in Mitchell County, TX on August 14th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7 a.m. According to investigators, a semi-truck operated by 57-year-old Bobby Edwards was navigating a curve in the roadway when the vehicle lost control and overturned. In the process, the vehicle struck a cable barrier in a center median as well as a light pole. The impact from the crash left Edwards with injuries that were fatal. Additional information was not available.

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