Eduardo Lopez-Escarega Killed in Accident at State Hwy 18 in Winkler County, TX

August 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 18, Kermit, Winkler County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Winkler County Police
Vehicles Involved
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Tractor-Trailer
State Hwy 18
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep Grand Cherokee collided with a Freighliner truck

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Hwy 18 in Winkler County, TX on August 13th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a Jeep Grand Cherokee operated by 32-year-old Eduardo Lopez-Escarcega was traveling southbound. Police allege the vehicle went into a northbound lane before colliding with a tractor-trailer operated by 48-year-old Sergio Luna-Manjarrez. Lopez-Escarega was killed in the crash. Luna-Manjarrez was reportedly uninjured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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