Justin Curry Killed in Accident at FM 774 in Refugio County, TX

September 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Justin Curry
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Farm to Market Road 774, Austwell, Refugio County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
FM 774
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer lost control at a hilly curve before losing cargo and overturning

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 774 in Refugio County, TX on September 5th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:22 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 41-year-old Justin Curry was headed westbound. Officials say the roadway began to curve left as the vehicle traveled down a slight hill in the roadway. They believe the vehicle continued straight while navigating the curve, causing right side tires to veer from the road. While attempting to return to the road, the vehicle lost control, causing cargo to detach from the vehicle into the road. The vehicle overturned, sliding across the roadway, causing Curry to suffer fatal injuries. Additional information was not available.

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