Ryan Potter Killed in Semi-Truck Crash on US 59 near CR 961 in Wharton County, TX

January 16, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Ryan Potter
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Wharton Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
US 59 near CR 961
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle left southbound lanes and collided with a semi-truck in the northbound lanes

What Happened

Wharton Police released the name of the person killed in the semi-truck accident on US 59 near County Road 961 in Wharton County, TX on January 16th, 2019. 27-year-old Ryan Potter was killed when the vehicle he was driving lost control and crashed into a semi-truck in opposite lane traffic. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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