Roosevelt King Jr. Killed, Ronnie Walker, Linda Walker, Gloria Alvarado Injured in Truck Accident in Wise County, TX
Wise County, TX -- September 21, 2022, Roosevelt King Jr. was killed and Ronnie Walker, Linda Walker, and Gloria Alvarado were hurt due to an accident involving a head-on collision.
Investigators were called to the area of FM 51 north of Decatur at around 11:00 a.m. It appears that 51-year-old Roosevelt King Jr. was in a vehicle traveling along FM 51. Police say the driver of that vehicle was trying to pass an 18-wheeler when it crashed head-on with an oncoming pickup.
Due to the collision, King was ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries. The driver of King's vehicle, identified as 32-year-old Gloria Alvarado, along with two people from the pickup, identified as 75-year-old Ronnie Walker and 71-year-old Linda Walker, were injured. No further information is available at this time.
Commentary on Roosevelt King Jr., Ronnie Walker, Linda Walker, Gloria Alvarado Truck Accident in Wise County
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