Lee Bonner Whipkey Killed in 18-wheeler Accident in Burnet County, TX
Burnet County, TX -- July 29, 2022, Lee Bonner Whipkey was killed due to an accident where Whipkey's vehicle crashed with an 18-wheeler.
Authorities reported that the crash took place at around 7:35 a.m. along FM 2657. In reports, officials said that 39-year-old Lee Bonner Whipkey was in a Ford Fusion traveling northbound on FM 2657. It appears that Whipkey may have attempted to pass a truck, reports say, ultimately resulting in a head-on collision with an oncoming 18-wheeler.
Due to the collision, Whipkey sustained fatal injuries. No other injuries were reported. Additional details have not been released.
Commentary on Lee Bonner Whipkey 18-wheeler Accident in Burnet County
It's always important to take early reports like these with a grain of salt. It isn't that I think these reports are mistaken or incomplete. It's simply that many people come to me with similar reports, and further investigations show that police weren't as thorough as one would hope. As a result, victims and families aren't always getting the answers they deserve.
Whatever happened here, someone lost their life. Instead of jumping to conclusions, it's best to focus on what can be done to ensure the victim's loved ones know they're getting the whole story.