Matthew Grondel Killed in Accident at State Hwy 72 in Live Oak County, TX

November 12, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Matthew Grondel
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 72, Three Rivers, Live Oak County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram 3500, Nissan Rogue
State Hwy 72
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 3500 collided with a Nissan Rogue

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a man at State Hwy 72 in Live Oak County, TX on November 12th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:26 a.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 3500 was eastbound on Hwy 72. Traveling westbound was a Nissan Rogue operated by 52-year-old Matthew Grondel. Officials allege the Dodge traveled onto the wrong side of the road before colliding with the Nissan, pushing it into a shoulder. The impact from the collision left Grondel with fatal injuries and the 19-year-old driver of the Dodge seriously injured, reports say. Additional information was not available.

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