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

January 24, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Juan Mendoza
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM 755, Santa Elena, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
FM 755
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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