Ruben Anzaldua Injured; Matthew Lawson Killed in Accident at Hwy 45 in Centerville, TX

August 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Matthew Lawson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Interstate 45, Ennis, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Hwy 45
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

18-Wheeler lost control and overturned

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed one persona t Hwy 45 in Centerville, TX on August 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:10 a.m. According to investigators, an 18-wheeler occupied by 34-year-old Matthew Lawson was southbound before leaving the roadway for unknown reasons. The vehicle is said to have lost control while attempting to correct back onto the road, leaving Lawson with fatal injuries at the scene. 57-year-old Ruben Anzaldua, was hospitalized with suspected serious injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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