Texas

Roy Spradley Jr Killed in Accident at Hwy 59 and County Rd 221 in Wharton County, TX

Date
April 2, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Roy Spradley Jr
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Hwy 59 & County Rd 221, Wharton County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Trailblazer, Tractor-Trailer
Road/Highway
Hwy 59 and County Rd 221
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Trailblazer struck the rear end of a crane truck


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at Hwy 59 and County Rd 221 in Wharton County, TX on April 2nd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 8:15 p.m. and involved a northbound Chevrolet Trailblazer colliding with a concrete barrier. Reports say the vehicle also struck the rear of a crane truck, coming to a stop in a lane of moving traffic. Officials say while stopped, the vehicle was struck by an approaching tractor-trailer, the crash leaving Roy Spradley Jr, fatally injured. Authorities did not have additional details.

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