Eugenio Cruz Jr Killed in Accident at South 1st St in Abilene, TX

October 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Eugenio Cruz Jr
Type of Accident
Motorcycle Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

S 1st St, Abilene, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Jeep Liberty, Kawasaki EX250
South 1st St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep Liberty and a Kawasaki EX250 were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at South 1st St in Abilene, TX on October 14th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:37 p.m. According to investigators, a Jeep Liberty was eastbound, allegedly attempting to merge into a left turn lane. The vehicle allegedly failed to yield right of way making a left turn, colliding with a motorcycle operated by 28-year-old Eugenio Cruz Jr. Reports say Cruz suffered fatal injuries in the crash. The occupants of the Jeep had possible injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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