David Lopez Killed in Accident at State Hwy 6 in Iowa Colony, TX

October 28, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
David Lopez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 6, Iowa Colony, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Nissan Pathfinder
State Hwy 6
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Nissan Pathfinder and a Tractor-trailer were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a person at State Hwy 6 in Iowa Colony, TX on October 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:37 a.m. According to investigators, a Nissan Pathfinder operated by 31-year-old David Lopez was eastbound on State Hwy 6. Also traveling eastbound was semi-truck in a left lane. Officials allege the Nissan collided with the rear of the semi-truck under unclear circumstances. It was suggested the truck may have been slowing to perform a u-turn at the time of the collision, which left Lopez with fatal injuries. The truck operator was uninjured, police say. Additional information was not immediately available.

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