Marcos Proa Sanchez Killed in Accident at US 287 in Palestine, TX

April 12, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Marcos Proa Sanchez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 287, Palestine, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram 3500
US 287
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 3500 veered from road onto a curb, striking a pedestrian and telephone

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian at US 287 in Palestine, TX on April 12th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:19 a.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 3500 was northbound before veering out of its lane onto a curb, striking an individual taking trash out at a private residence. The individual, identified as 51-year-old Marcos Proa Sanchez, was fatally injured in the collision. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, was allegedly uninjured and charge with intoxication manslaughter. Additional information was not available.

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