Monty Ray Booe Injured in Accident at US 277 in Jones County, TX

August 19, 2021
Victim's Name(s)
Monty Ray Booe
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 277, San Angelo, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Forte, Commercial Truck
US 277
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Forte failed to drive in a single lane and overcorrected to an outside lane, hitting a Commercial Truck parked with flashing yellow lights

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a collision that injured a driver at US 277 in Jones County, TX on August 19th, 2021. Police say the incident happened around 9:59 p.m. A Kia Forte operated by 61-year-old Monty Ray Booe was headed southbound on US 277 in an outside lane as it approached a construction crew. A commercial truck with flashing yellow lights was parked in an outside lane and was unoccupied. The Kia veered out of its lane and the attempted to correct back onto the road, eventually colliding with the parked construction vehicle. Booe suffered serious injuries and was cited for Failure to Drive in Single Lane.

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