Oran Starkey III Killed in Accident at US 83 near Wellington, TX

January 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Oran Starkey III
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 83, Wellington, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Silverado
US 83
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet SIlverado lost control during a turn and crashed

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officers are investigating a crash that killed a person at US 83 near Wellington, TX on January 7th, 2023. Officers say the crash happened around 12:15 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Silverado traveling an what may have been unsafe speeds lost control during a turn. This caused the vehicle to veer into a side barrow ditch and hit a road sign before overturning. The driver, identified as 52-year-old Oran Starkey III, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Authorities did not have any additional details.

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