Man Killed in Accident at US 285 in Fort Stockton, TX

December 2, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

US Highway 285, Fort Stockton, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Commercial Truck, Pedalcycle
US 285
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a pedal cyclist

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a bicyclist at US 285 in Fort Stockton, TX on December 2nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:21 p.m. According to bicyclist was traveling eastbound on Old Cemetery Rd at the time. Police allege the bicycle failed to yield right of way before traveling into the path of a tractor-trailer, the vehicles colliding in the process. The bicyclist, a 40-year-old man who was not publicly identified, with fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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