Matthew Blattel Killed in Accident at I-45 in Huntsville, TX

March 1, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Matthew Blattel
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-45, Huntsville, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150, Tractor-Trailer
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-45 in Huntsville, TX on March 1st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:16 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford F-150 was outbound on I-45 in a right lane before allegedly veering from the road into a shoulder. There, reports say the vehicle collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer parked in the shoulder. The collision is said to have caused the Ford to catch fire, the driver of the Ford, identified as 34-year-old Matthew Blattel, suffering fatal injuries. Authorities did not have any additional information available.

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