Flavio Zapata Killed; Kyle Patrick Wartenbee Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Hwy 190 in Laredo, TX

January 18, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Flavio Zapata, Kyle Patrick Wartenbee
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Hwy 190
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim's vehicle turned and missed a stop sign colliding with another vehicle

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials released the name of the driver killed in a semi-truck accident on Hwy 190 in Laredo, TX on January 18th, 2019. 31-year-old Flavio Zapata was killed when the semi-truck he was driving collided with another vehicle after reportedly missing a stop sign. EMS officials pronounced him dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, 37-year-old Kyle Patrick Wartenbee, suffered minor injuries.

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