Man Killed in Accident at Hwy 90 and FM 1049 in Knippa, TX

October 31, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hwy 90 & Ranch Road 1049, Knippa, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Trailblazer
Hwy 90 and FM 1049
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep collided with a Chevrolet Trailblazer

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at Hwy 90 and FM 1049 in Knippa, TX on October 31st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:45 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Trailblazer was involved in a collision with a Jeep at the intersection. Police allege the Jeep failed to yield right of way before colliding with the Chevrolet. The impact is said to have ejected the driver of the Jeep from the vehicle, causing fatal injuries at the scene. The other driver, a 25-year-old Edinburg man, was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries, reports say. Additional information was not immediately available.

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