Roberto Rubio Jr Killed in Accident at FM 829 in Martin County, TX

May 20, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Roberto Rubio Jr
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM829, Lamesa, Martin County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, GMC Sierra
FM 829
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a GMC Sierra were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities have information on a crash that killed a driver at FM 829 in Martin County, TX on May 20th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 5:40 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer headed westbound at County Rd 3400 is alleged to have disregarded a stop sign at the intersection with FM 829.  There, authorities claim the truck collided with a southbound GMC Sierra, operated by 41-year-old Roberto Rubio Jr. Officials say Rubio was fatally injured. The other driver was not publicly identified and cited for Disregarding Stop Sign. Additional information was not available.

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