Hunter Thompson Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Old Union Road in Lufkin
Lufkin, TX. (October 7, 2022)- 24-year-old Hunter Thompson was killed in a two-vehicle crash on October 6, 2022, in Lufkin, Texas. The accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. in the 3200 block of Old Union Road. Police reported that the driver of a GMC pickup truck crossed the median and crashed head-on into a motorcycle that was exiting the Great Oaks Apartments. Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the GMC was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Hunter Thompson. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
Motorcycle accidents across Texas claim the lives of more than 500 victims each year. In many cases, these victims sustain devastating injuries due to the negligent actions of other drivers sharing the road. When victims are involved in collisions with semi-trucks, the injuries are more likely to be fatal. In some cases, surviving relatives can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas to explore legal options available for them.
Over the years, Texas motorcycle accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless families recover the maximum amount of compensation available for their legal claims. Our aggressive personal injury attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families recover compensation to help alleviate the costs of funeral services, property damages, and more. If your loved one lost their life in a collision, due to the negligence of another person, contact our law firm in Texas at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.
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