Man Killed in Accident at US 271 in Bogata, TX

November 16, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 271, Bogata, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150, Commercial Truck
US 271
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries (3), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 collided with a commercial truck

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at US 271 in Bogata, TX on November 16th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:30 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford F-150 was southbound on West Broadway St before turning northbound on South Main St. Reports allege the truck turned into the path of an approaching northbound commercial truck, the two vehicles colliding as a result. The impact is said to have pushed the F-150 into a nearby GMC Sierra, that driver suffering minor injuries, police say. Reports also say the commercial truck operator and a 26-year-old passenger in the Ford had alleged minor injuries. The Ford operator was more seriously injured, reports indicate, while a 50-year-old Ford passenger suffered fatal injuries. Additional details were not available.

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