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Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : October 14, 2019

Pecos County, TX – US Highway 285 Crash Results in Fatal Injuries

Pecos County, TX (October 14, 2019) – At approximately 11 a.m. on October 12, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 285.

According to reports, 69-year-old Vernon L Roberts was traveling south along the highway in a 2020 Kenworth truck-tractor towing a semi-trailer when his vehicle collided head-on with a 2017 Chevrolet Suburban after the driver of the Suburban crossed his vehicle over the center lines.

Roberts sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Vernon L Roberts.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Collisions in Texas

Pecos County, TX – US Highway 285 Crash Results in Fatal InjuriesEvery year, more than 3,700 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across our state. When victims lose their lives in fatal collisions, surviving family members are often left to bear the costs for medical treatments, funeral arrangements, and other damages resulting from the accident. In cases where victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas.

For over two decades, Texas car accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless victims and their families collect full and fair compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, funeral arrangements, and other damages incurred from these fatal collisions. Our injury accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to protect the legal rights of families across our state. Contact our Law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.

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