Rodrigo Talavera, Mitchel Kennedy Killed in Accident at FM 2661 in Smith County, TX

May 2, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Rodrigo Talavera, Mitchel Kennedy
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM2661, Flint, Smith County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford F-150, Dodge Ram 1500
FM 2661
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford F-150 and a Dodge Ram 1500 were involved in a collision

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed both drivers at FM 2661 in Smith County, TX on May 2nd. 2023. Police say it happened around 7:55 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford F-150 operated by 43-year-old Rodrigo Talvera was headed northbound on FM 2661 at the time. A Dodge Ram operated by 61-year-old Mitchel Kennedy was headed southbound. Police allege the Ford veered into a southbound line, colliding with the Dodge. Both Talvera and Kennedy suffered fatal injuries in the crash. Additional information was not available.

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