Carlos Alberto Cortez Callente Killed in Accident at Loop 12 in Dallas, TX

July 29, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Carlos Alberto Cortez Callente
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Highway 12 Loop, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150
Loop 12
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 lost control at a curve in the roadway and crashed

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at Loop 12 in Dallas, TX on July 29th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 3:16 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford F-150 operated by a 22-year-old driver who was not publicly identified as southbound on Loop 12 at the time. It has been stated the vehicle was rounding a curve in the roadway and lost control, veering to the left of the road and into a grass median. From there, the vehicle is said to have traveled into a concrete drainage ditch where to overturned several Tims, ejecting a passenger from the vehicle. The passenger, identified as 27-year-old Carlos Alberto Cortez Callente, suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The driver had injuries suspected of being non-life-threatening. It was suggested by authorities the driver may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision.

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