Texas

Roel Gonzalez Killed in Accident at US 83 in Zapata County, TX

Date
November 10, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Roel Gonzalez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

U.S. 83, Rio Grande City, Zapata County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Ranger, Ford F-350
Road/Highway
US 83
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Ranger and a Ford F-350 were involved in a crash


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 83 in Zapata County, TX on November 10th, 2023. Police believe the incident happened around 4:41 a.m. According to investigators, a Ford Ranger operated by 33-year-old Roel Gonzalez was southbound on US 83 at the time. Reports allege the vehicle veered out of its lane for unconfirmed reasons, traveling into a shoulder. From there, police say the vehicle lost control while attempting to return to the roadway, traveling into a northbound lane and colliding with a Ford F-350 operated by 48-year-old Jose Delgado. Officials say the crash left Gonzalez with fatal injuries while Delgado had possible injuries. Additional information was not available.

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