Jose Refugio Ramirez Oviedo Killed in Accident at US 281 in San Juan, TX

January 31, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Refugio Ramirez Oviedo
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 281, San Juan, TX, USA

Additional Information

Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Uplander, Tractor-Trailer
US 281
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Uplander and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 281 in San Juan, TX on January 31st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9:03 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Uplander was southbound on FM 2557, approaching the US 281 intersection. Reports allege the Chevrolet may have failed to yield at the stop sign before performing a left turn into the path of an approaching tractor-trailer. The two vehicles collided, reports say, fatally injuring the driver of the Chevrolet. The driver was later identified as 60-year-old Jose Refugio Ramirez Oviedo. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, had possible injuries, according to reports. Additional information was not available.

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