Jose Rodriguez Ortega Killed in Accident at US 181 in Bee County, TX

August 6, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Rodriguez Ortega
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 181, Floresville, Bee County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram 2500
US 181
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 2500 veered across a median, went into a skid and overturned into a bar ditch

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 181 in Bee County, TX on August 6th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 12:21 a.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 2500 operated by 51-year-old Jose Rodriguez Ortega was headed southbound on US 181 when it began to veer from the road into a grass median. While attempting to correct back onto the road the vehicle went into a skid and into bar ditch. The vehicle overturned onto its side, partially ejecting Ortega from the vehicle and causing fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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