Stephen Williams Jr Killed in Accident at I-20 in Merkel, TX

March 17, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Stephen Williams Jr
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Merkel, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet C1500
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet C1500 veered from the road and overturned

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-20 in Merkel, TX on March 17th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 10:44 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet C1500 was eastbound before veering from the roadway for unclear reasons. The vehicle is said to have lost control while attempting to return to the road, instead overturning onto its side and ejecting 25-year-old Stephen Williams Jr. Reports say Williams suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Additional information was not available.

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