Edward Abendroth Jr. Killed in Truck Accident in Glasscock County, TX
Glasscock County, TX — November 3, 2023, Edward Abendroth Jr. was killed in a three-semi truck accident just after 8:00 a.m. along S.H. 158.
According to reports, Edward Abendroth Jr.—age 28—was traveling in an eastbound Peterbilt 18-wheeler approximately ten miles west of Garden City when the accident occurred.
For unknown reasons, the Peterbilt rear-ended a Volvo 18-wheeler in the lane of travel ahead. Debris from that collision was sent into the westbound lane, where it collided with another Peterbilt 18-wheeler, causing it to skid and go into a roll. Edward Abendroth Jr. sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash; he was declared deceased at the scene of the accident. 44 of the 120 cattle which had been being hauled in the second Peterbilt were reportedly killed. No other injuries were reported in connection with this incident.
The cause of the accident is still unknown. Weather and road conditions in the area at the time of the accident were reportedly clear and dry. The incident is still under investigation by authorities. No additional details are available at this time.