Stephen Sanders Killed in Accident at State Hwy 6 in Shackelford County, TX

February 21, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Stephen Sanders
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 6, Houston, Shackelford County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Ford Ecosport
State Hwy 6
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer and a Ford Ecosport were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at State Hwy 6 in Shackelford County, TX on February 21st, 2024. Authorities are saying a tractor-trailer was outbound as a Ford Ecosport was headed northbound, navigating a curve in the roadway. Authorities say the Ford veered from its lane while navigating the curve, colliding with the tractor-trailer and catching fire after rolling over. Reports indicate the driver of the Ford, identified as 76-year-old Stephen Sanders, was fatally injured. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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