James Witter Killed in Accident at FM 139 in Shelby County, TX

March 2, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
James Witter
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM139, Joaquin, Shelby County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet SIlverado
FM 139
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet SIlverado veered from a curve in the roadway before overturning

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 139 in Shelby County, TX on March 2nd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 8:50 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Silverado was northbound on FM 139, approaching a curve in the roadway. Reports say the vehicle lost control at the curve, for unconfirmed reasons, striking a stop sign in the process. The vehicle is said to have overturned in the impact, ejecting the driver from the vehicle. The driver, identified as 25-year-old James Witter, was fatally injured. Additional information was not available.

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