Thomas McCormick Jr Killed in Accident at State Hwy 36 in Brazoria County, TX

September 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Thomas McCormick Jr
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 36, Bellville, Brazoria County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Commercial Truck, Dodge Ram 3500
State Hwy 36
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Commercial Truck and a Dodge Ram 3500 were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Hwy 36 in Brazoria County, TX on September 13th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:36 a.m. According to investigators, a commercial truck operated by a 34-year-old woman was southbound on State Hwy 36, stopped in a center turn lane while waiting for traffic ahead to pass. Police allege the vehicle next pulled into a northbound lane and was backing into a driveway, blocking the northbound lane. As a Dodge Ram 3500 operated by 76-year-old Thomas McCormick Jr was approaching, the vehicle collided with the assigned side of the commercial truck, pushing it into a ditch and leaving McCormick with fatal injuries at the scene. Officials say there were no other reported injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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