Candido Uribe Killed in Car Accident in Knox County, TX
Knox County, TX — July 20, 2023, Candido Uribe was killed as the result of a car accident that happened at 6:00 a.m. along U.S. Highway 82.
According to information released about the accident, the crash took place along eastbound lanes of the highway near mile marker 426.
Officials said in their statements that 72-year-old Candido Uribe was in a Dodge Dakota that had reportedly just exited a driveway to travel eastbound on U.S. 82. While doing so, it appears the Dakota was hit by a Hyundai Genesis which details suggest may have been going at around 90 MPH.
As a result of the high-speed crash, Uribe sustained injuries which ultimately proved to be fatal. It does not appear that the Hyundai driver was hurt. Authorities say they administered a toxicology test on the Hyundai driver, however there are no published results at this time. Investigations are ongoing.