Fernando Baldazo Killed in Accident at Texas 42 in Rusk County, TX

February 26, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Fernando Baldazo
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Texas 42, Kilgore, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Texas 42
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle lost control at a curve, veered from the road into a tree

What Happened

Kilgore Police are investigating a crash that killed a man at Texas 42 in Rusk County, TX on February 26th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:55 a.m. According to investigators, a vehicle operated by 22-year-old Fernando Baldazo was headed southbound, approaching a curve in the roadway. The vehicle is said to have veered from the road and, while attempting to correct back onto the road, lost control and veered into a tree. The crash left Baldazo with fatal injuries at the scene. Officials had no additional information to share.

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