Edrey Hernandez Ramirez Killed, David Trawick Injured in Car Accident in Anderson County, TX
Anderson County, TX -- October 2, 2022, Edrey Hernandez Ramirez was killed and David Trawick was injured due to a head-on car accident.
Investigators estimated that the incident happened at around 6:00 a.m. along Highway 84 just outside of Palestine.
It appears that 31-year-old Edrey Hernandez Ramirez was in a Nissan traveling eastbound on the highway. Police believe that 45-year-old David Trawick was in a Ford F-350 traveling westbound. Due to events yet to be confirmed, the two vehicles collided head-on.
As a result of the collision, Ramirez sustained fatal injuries. Trawick's injuries were not specified. At this time, no further information is available.
Commentary on Edrey Hernandez Ramirez, David Trawick Car Accident in Anderson County
UPDATE (October 17, 2022): Recent information made available suggest the Edrey Hernandez Ramirez may have been drinking prior to the crash. To be clear, the exact cause of the crash is still unconfirmed, and those details don't always mean someone was intoxicated. However, considering the seriousness of the crash, folks should keep in mind the important of considering dram shop law. If a crash like this happens because a business illegally over-serves someone, that business can be responsible for their actions. With that that said, what I discussed below still stands. The priority should be to ensure the victims and families are getting all the facts. It's unclear if those steps have been taken.
ORIGINAL: It's not entirely clear what happened here, and I hope folks are prudent enough to avoid jumping to conclusions. People are often quick to rush to judgment, but all kinds of things can lead to a deadly wreck like this. Mechanical issues, medical conditions, fatigue, road hazards, tire blowouts, etc. Without the right experience and tools, important details can slip through the cracks. That's why simply waiting around for authorities alone may not be enough to get the families affected here the answers they deserve. The article below goes more into details as to why that is.