Elisabeth Hildebrand, Katharina Froese Killed in Accident at Ranch Rd 2056 in Gaines County, TX

August 15, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Elisabeth Hildebrand, Katharina Froese
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Ranch Rd 2056, Denver City, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Passenger Car
Ranch Rd 2056
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck collided with another vehicle

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed two women at Ranch Rd 2056 in Gaines County, TX on August 15th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. According to investigators, a semi-truck was northbound on Ranch Road when the vehicle ended up colliding with a second vehicle headed southbound. Police did not provide information related to a possible cause for the crash. It was confirmed two occupants of the second vehicle, identified as 60-year-old Katharina Froese and 55-year-old Elisabeth Hildebrand, suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured, according to police. Additional information was not available.

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