Ricardo Rodriguez Killed in Pedestrian Accident on US 281 in Jim Wells County, TX

February 5, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Ricardo Rodriguez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
US 281
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Victim was crossing a lane in the highway when he was struck by a passing vehicle

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials released the name of the pedestrian killed in an accident on US 281 in Jim Wells County, TX on February 5th, 2019. 33-year-old Ricardo Rodriguez was killed when he was stuck by a passing vehicle as he reportedly attempted to walk on a southbound highway lane. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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