Raul Michael Ortiz Killed in Accident at Hwy 281 in Live Oak County, TX

March 6, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Raul Michael Ortiz
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 281, San Antonio, Live Oak County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Live Oak Police
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Avalanche
Hwy 281
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Avalanche was involved in a single-vehicle crash

What Happened

A passenger was identified as the victim in a single-vehicle crash at Hwy 281 in Live Oak County, TX on March 6th, 2023. Police say it happened around 5:50 a.m. Authorities named 49-year-old Raul Michael Ortiz as the victim. Police say the crash involved a Chevrolet Avalanche veering from the road for known reasons. While attempting to perform evasive action, the vehicle lost control and went into a skid before overturning several time. The driver, who has not been named, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered serious injuries. Ortiz was pronounced dead at the scene. Additional information was not available at this time.

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