Texas

Juan Mendoza Killed in Accident at FM 755 in Starr County, TX

Date
January 24, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Juan Mendoza
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

FM 755, Santa Elena, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
FM 755
Road/Highway
FM 755
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer veered from the road and overturned


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 755 in Starr County, TX on January 24th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:02 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer headed westbound on FM 1017 is said to have veered from the road at the intersection with FM 755, colliding with a cinder block fence in the process. The crash is said to have caused the truck to overturn, colliding with a tree. The driver, identified as 36-year-old Juan Mendoza, was fatally injured in the incident. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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