• February 08, 2024

California Trucker Killed in 18-wheeler Accident on I-20 in Taylor County, TX

Taylor County, TX — January 21, 2024, a California trucker was killed as the result of an 18-wheeler accident at around 8:55 p.m. on Interstate 20.

According to preliminary investigations from officials, the incident took place along the side of eastbound I-20 near F.M. 1085, near the town of Trent.

California Trucker Killed in 18-wheeler Accident on I-20 in Taylor County, TX

Authorities said that a 27-year-old man from Redwood City, California, was in a Freightliner tractor-trailer traveling eastbound along the interstate. It appears the tractor-trailer somehow went off the left side of the main travel lanes, going onto the median. The truck then veered back to the right, onto the service road, and overturned.

Due to the crash, the California man sustained fatal injuries. There were no other occupants in the truck, and there did not appear to be any other vehicles involved in the crash. Right now, additional details are unavailable.

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