Magdaleno Sanchez Killed in Accident at FM 359 in Waller County, TX

September 8, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Magdaleno Sanchez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM359, Richmond, Waller County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Ford F-150
FM 359
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Ford F-150 were involved in a crash

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed two men at FM 359 in Waller County, TX on September 8th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 4:20 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 40-year-old Oscar Umanzor was northbound, nearing an intersection. At the same time, a Ford F-150 was southbound on FM 359 at the Zadelsky Rd intersection. Officials say the tractor-trailer began backing onto Zadelsky Rd and crossed a southbound lane into the path of the approaching Ford. The two vehicles collided in the process, leaving both occupants of the Ford, including 53-year-old driver Magdaleno Sanchez, identified as with fatal injuries. Officials say Umanzor was not injured and reports indicate a Backed Without Safety charge was recommended and/or issued.

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