Texas

Felistas Gomez Killed in Accident at I-20 in Gregg County, TX

Date
March 30, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Felistas Gomez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

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

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Cadillac CT4
Road/Highway
I-20
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Cadillac CT4 veered from the road into a group of trees before catching fire


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a driver at I-20 in Gregg County, TX on March 30th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 4:17 a.m. According to investigators, a Cadillac CT4 headed westbound on I-20 is alleged to have lost control, possibly due to driver fatigue. Authorities say the vehicle veered from the roadway into a ditch where it entered into a tree line, striking several trees. The vehicle is said to have overturned in the process, catching fire and trapping 42-year-old driver, Felistas Gomez, inside the vehicle. Reports indicate Gomez was fatally injured while a second, 42-year-old occupant who was not publicly identified, was able to escape the vehicle with suspected serious injuries. Additional details were not available.

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