Christopher Ortiz Killed in Accident at I-20 in Ward County, TX

December 2, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Christopher Ortiz
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

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

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Explorer
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Explorer veered into a center median

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a person at I-20 in Ward County, TX on December 2nd, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 10:15 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Explorer operate day 19-year-old Christopher Ortiz was headed westbound before veering into a center median for unknown reasons. The vehicle overturned, ejecting Ortiz from the vehicle and causing fatal injuries. Police had no additional information to share.

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