Jonathan Weldy Killed in Accident at US 62 in Ropesville, TX

November 21, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jonathan Weldy
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 62, Ropesville, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Silverado K3500
US 62
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Silverado K3500

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 62 in Ropesville, TX on November 21st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:37 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Silverado K3500 was northwest in the southwest lanes of US 62. Reports say the vehicle left the roadway and traveled over a curb before continuing northbound in a nearby gravel lot. From there, reports say the vehicle struck a barn and diesel tank before overturning and catching fire. Police say the driver, identified as 31-year-old Jonathan Weldy, was unable to exit the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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