Man Killed in Accident at FM 3175 in Atascosa County, TX

July 5, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Dodge Ram 1500, John Deere Tractor
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM3175, Lytle, Atascosa County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram, John Deere Tractor
FM 3175
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 1500 collided with a John Deere Tractor

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at FM 3175 in Atascosa County, TX on July 5th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 1500 operated by a a 33-year-old driver was southbound behind a John Deere Tractor. While attempting to pass the vehicle, police say the tractor went unto a no pass zone and allegedly turned when unsafe. The vehicles collided, causing the tractor to overrun. Its 54-year-old operator, who was not publicly identified, was hospitalized with injuries he later died from. The other driver was evaluated for possible injuries. Additional information was not available.

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