Jacinto Cervantes, Rodrigo Hernandez Killed in Accident at State Hwy 71 in Travis County, TX

July 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jacinto Cervantes, Rodrigo Hernandez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 71, El Campo, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Travis County Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
State Hwy 71
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck was involved in a collision with a passenger car

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed two people at State Hwy 71 in Travis County, TX on July 17th, 2023. Police say they received a call about the incident around 11:07 p.m. According to investigators, a passenger car and semi-truck were involved in a crash that occurred under unclear circumstances. It was suggested by authorities one of the vehicle involved may have failed to yield right of way. Two people involved, identified as 56-year-old Jacinto Cervantes and 22-year-old Rodrigo Hernandez, were killed. Additional information was not provided.

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