Laura Yvette Rivera Killed in Accident at US 183 near Cuero, TX

January 21, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Laura Yvette Rivera
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

US 183 Highway, Cuero, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Sorento, Commercial Truck
US 183
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck veered into a northbound lane and struck a Kia Sorento

What Happened

Police in the area are investigating a crash that left a woman dead at US 183 near Cuero, TX on January 21st, 2023. Police say the incident happened round 6:35 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 43-year-old Reginald Cobb was headed southbound before crossing into a northbound lane for unknown reasons. It then collided with a northbound Kia Sorento operated by 38-year-old Laura Yvette Rivera. Both vehicles were pushed into an embankment in the impact and the Kia overturned.. leaving Rivera with fatal injuries at the scene. Cobb was uninjured and authorities were not ready to disclose additional information.

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