Jaime Barrera Jr, Andres Botello, Jose Guadalupe Cepeda Killed in Accident at Hwy 16 in Jim Hogg County, TX

November 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jaime Barrera Jr, Andres Botello, Jose Guadalupe Cepeda
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Texas 16, Helotes, Jim Hogg County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Jim Hogg County Police
Vehicles Involved
GMC Pickup Truck, Ambulance
Hwy 16
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

GMC Pickup Truck and an Ambulance were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed three people at Hwy 16 in Jim Hogg County, TX on November 8th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5 a.m. According to investigators, a GMC pickup truck is said to have collided head-on with an ambulance traveling in the opposite direction. Authorities did not provide a possible cause for the crash. It was stated the driver of the pickup truck, 27-year-old Jaime Barrera Jr, as well as the driver of the ambulance, 66-year-old Andres Botello, were killed. A passenger in the ambulance, identified as 23-year-old Jose Guadalupe Cepeda, was also killed. Authorities did not have any additional information was not immediately available.

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