Joseph Castillo Jr Killed in Accident at FM 1462 in Fort Bend County, TX

February 29, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Joseph Castillo Jr
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 1462, Damon, Fort Bend County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Silverado, Tractor-trailer
FM 1462
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Silverado and a Tractor-trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 1462 in Fort Bend County, TX on February 29th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 6:42 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Silverado is said to have been headed eastbound on FM 1462 before passing another vehicle, allegedly at a high rate of speed. The vehicle is said to have swerved eastbound in a westbound lane before colliding head-on with a tractor-trailer. The crash left the driver of the Silverado, identified as 60-year-old Joseph Castillo Jr, fatally injured. The driver and a passenger in the tractor-trailer, neither publicly identified, had non-life-threatening injuries, reports say. Additional information was not available.

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