Franklin Walter Powell Killed in Accident at I-45 in Hutchins, TX

August 23, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Franklin Walter Powell
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-45, Hutchins, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Nissan Frontier
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and Nissan Frontier were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a person at I-45 in Hutchins, TX on August 23rd, 2022. Officials say it happened around 2:10 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 56-year-old Jesus Leonel Galindo was headed northbound on I-45 when it came to a stop in a right hand lane of travel for unknown reasons. An approaching Nissan Frontier operated by 68-year-old Franklin Walter Powell is said to have collided with the rear of the truck, causing fatal injuries at the scene. Galindo is said to have been uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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