Texas

Frankie Torres Killed in Accident at State Hwy 36 in Hamilton, TX

Date
October 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Frankie Torres
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

State Hwy 36, Hamilton, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Malibu, Ford F-350
Road/Highway
State Hwy 36
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Malibu and a Ford F-350 were involved in a collision


What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that that killed one person involved at State Hwy 36 in Hamilton, TX on October 5th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a Chevrolet Malibu operated by 51-year-old Frankie Torres was headed westbound. Police say the vehicle veered left of the roadway for unclear reasons before losing control while attempting to return to the road. Sources say the Chevrolet ended up in an eastbound lane where it collided with a Ford F-350, both vehicles ended in a nearby ditch. The crash left Torres with fatal injuries while the other driver, who was not publicly identified, was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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