Jose Sanchez Injured; Jeffery Beene Killed in Accident at State Hwy 78 in Collin County, TX

February 12, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Sanchez, Jeffery Beene
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 78, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Hyundai Sonata, Dodge Ram 2500
State Hwy 78
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Hyundai Sonata was involved in a collision with a Dodge Ram 2500

What Happened

A two vehicle collision is responsible for leaving one person involved with fatal injuries. Police say it happened on State Hwy 78 in Collin County, TX on February 12th, 2023. Around 10:08 p.m., investigators say a Hyundai Sonata operated by 42-year-old Jeffery Beene was headed southbound. At the same time, a Dodge Ram 2500 operated by 50-year-old Jose Sanchez was headed northbound. Officers allege the Hyundai crossed into northbound lanes before colliding with the Dodge. The impact caused the Dodge to veer from the road and overturn into a nearby ditch, causing serious injuries to Sanchez. Beene was killed in the collision, authorities pronouncing him dead at the scene.

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