Gerald Hillman Killed in Car Accident in Rye, TX
Rye, TX — October, 24, 2023, Gerald Hillman was killed in a car accident at 5:47 in the evening on Farm to Market 787.
According to reports, 60-year-old Gerald Hillman, of Huffman, was traveling westbound in a box van on F.M. 787 when the incident occurred.
For reasons which are still unknown, a Ford F250 carrying a driver and passenger in the eastbound lane of F.M. 787 veered into the westbound lane, colliding with the box van which Gerald Hillman was driving. Hillman was pronounced dead at the scene. After arrival of emergency medical services, the driver of the Ford reportedly had to be airlifted to a local hospital for treatment of injuries incurred during the accident.
Authorities state that, although no charges have been filed at this time, alcohol may have been a factor in the incident. The accident is still under active investigation, but no additional details are available at this time.