Ilcel Pacheco Killed in Accident at FM 1988 in Polk County, TX

August 2, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Ilcel Pacheco
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM Rd 1988, Goodrich, Polk County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda Odyssey
FM 1988
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1) minor injuries (2)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Odyssey lost control at a curve in the roadway and overturned into a ditch

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at FM 1988 in Polk County, TX on August 2nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2:51 p.m. Investigators believe a Honda Odyssey was headed westbound, approaching a curve in the roadway. The vehicle is believed to have veered partially from the road at the curve before going into a north ditch. While attempting to correct back onto the roadway, authorities believe the vehicle over-corrected and collided with a guardrail before landing in a creek. The driver of the vehicle, identified as 30-year-old Ilcel Pacheco, suffered fatal injuries. A child passenger, age 9, had suspected serious injuries while second and third child passengers, ages 5 and 6, is believed to have suffered less serious injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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