Brian Peschel Killed in Accident at State Hwy 171 in Hill County, TX

November 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Brian Peschel
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 171, Weatherford, Hill County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, GMC Sierra
State Hwy 171
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer and a GMC Sierra were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at State Hwy 171 in Hill County, TX on November 7th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer was southeast on Hwy 171 before allegedly traveling onto the wrong side of road. Reports say the vehicle was traveling in oncoming traffic when it collided with a GMC Sierra operated by 59-year-old Brian Peschel. Peschel suffered fatal injuries, reports say, while the tractor-trailer was uninjured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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