Brian Gonzalez, Arturo Cantu Killed in Accident at US 277 in Maverick County, TX

October 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Brian Gonzalez, Arturo Cantu
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 277, San Angelo, Maverick County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram Truck 1500, Ford F-250
US 277
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram Truck 1500 and a Ford F-250 were involved in a head-on collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed two people at US 277 in Maverick County, TX on October 8th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:15 a.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram operated by 27-year-old Arturo Cantu allegedly crossed double yellow lines before colliding head-on with a F0rd F-250 operated by 30-year-old Brian Gonzalez. The collision is said to have caused the Ford to go into a skid before entering into a ditch, ejecting Gonzalez from the vehicle. The Dodge overturned into a westbound shoulder in the impact, leaving both drivers with fatal injuries. Additional information was not available.

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