Pete Standley Benkowski Killed in Accident at Lake Mount Pleasant Rd near Montgomery, TX

March 20, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Pete Standley Benkowski
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Lake Mount Pleasant, Montgomery, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda Accord, Toyota Tundra
Lake Mount Pleasant Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Accord and a Toyota Tundra were involved in a crash

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a person at Lake Mount Pleasant Rd near Montgomery, TX on March 20th, 2023. Officials say the incident happened around 2:32 p.m. Officials say a Honda Accord headed northbound was allegedly traveling at an unsafe speed, approaching a curve in the road. The vehicle lost control at some point before veering into southbound lanes. It then collided with a Toyota Tundra. The Honda operator, identified as 62-year-old Pete Standley Benkowski, suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The other driver, identified as 48-year-old Andre Laubscher, was believed to be uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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