Cesar Chavez Cornejo Killed in Accident at I-35E in Lancaster, TX

November 22, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Cesar Chavez Cornejo
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-35E, Lancaster, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Tacoma
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Tacoma struck several fixed objects before crashing into a ditch

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-35E in Lancaster, TX on November 22nd, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 8:06 p.m. According to investigators, a Toyota Tacoma operated by 38-year-old Cesar Chavez Cornejo was headed northbound on I-35E when it veered from the road for uncertain reasons. It first hit a road sign before continuing northbound and hitting a mailbox. The vehicle entered into a ditch before coming to rest against a power pole and trees. Cornejo was ejected from the vehicle in the incident, suffering fatal injuries as a result. Police had no additional information to share.

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