Texas

Teen Killed in Accident at FM 485 and County Rd 259 in Milam County, TX

Date
April 10, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

FM 485 & County Road 259, Milam County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Chevrolet Silverado
Road/Highway
FM 485 and County Rd 259
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a Chevrolet Silverado


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a teen at FM 485 and County Rd 259 in Milam County, TX on April 10th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:01 a.m. According to investigators, an eastbound Chevrolet Silverado is alleged to heave traveled into a westbound lane before colliding with a tractor-trailer. Authorities say the impact caused the tractor-trailer to leave the roadway and overturn while the Chevrolet went into a bar ditch and caught fire. Reports indicate the 17-year-old driver of the Chevrolet was fatally injured while the driver of the tractor-trailer had minor injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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