Texas

Man Killed in Accident at FM 791 in Atascosa County, TX

Date
October 19, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

FM791, Campbellton, Atascosa County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer
Road/Highway
FM 791
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer veered from the road, overturned and caught fire


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 791 in Atascosa County, TX on October 19th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9:25 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer was eastbound, navigating a curve in the roadway on FM 791. Investigators say the vehicle veered from the road and lost control while attempting to correct back onto the roadway. Officials say the vehicle went into a skid and overturning, ejecting and pinning the 22-year-old driver. Reports say the vehicle caught fire in the crash and the 22-year-old suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Additional information was not available.

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