Kaleb Smith Killed in Accident at Hwy 96 near Kirbyville, TX

February 3, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Kaleb Smith
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 96, Kirbyville, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Flatbed Truck
Hwy 96
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge veerd from the road into a ditch and overturned

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Hwy 96 near Kirbyville, TX on February 3rd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 3 p.m. According to investigators, a flatbed truck headed southbound on Hwy 96 is said to have veered right in order to avoid a rear-end collision with a commercial truck. In the process, the flatbed truck went into a nearby ditch and overturned, leaving 28-year-old driver, Kaleb Smith, fatally injured. Authorities had not have any additional information available.

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