Gregory Rowell Killed in Accident at I-45 in Freestone, TX

November 6, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Gregory Rowell
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-45, Ennis, Freestone, TX, USA

Additional Information

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

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Commercial Truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at I-45 in Freestone, TX on November 6th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:37 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 54-year-old Gregory Rowell is said to have left its northbound lane of travel for unclear reasons before colliding with the rear of a commercial truck. Reports say both vehicles overturned in the crash, the occupants of the second truck suffering non-life-threatening injuries. Reports also say Rowell suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Additional information was not immediately available.

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