Alejandro Hernandez-Navarro Dies in Reeves County, TX, Accident
Reeves County, TX -- January 3, 2017, Alejandro Hernandez-Navarro was killed after an accident where his 18-wheeler crashed with a pickup trailer.
The Texas Department of Public Safety reported that the fatal incident occurred about 8 miles outside of Orla along RM 652.
Just east of the Pecos River, around 11:45 p.m., 48-year-old Hernandez-Navarro was driving an 18-wheeler westbound on the roadway. For reasons that are not clear, his vehicle somehow crossed paths with an eastbound pickup that was hauling a trailer. Hernandez-Navarro's semi-trailer crashed with the trailer being hauled by the pickup.
The incident left Hernandez-Navarro fatally injured, and he was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the pickup, 29-year-old Joshua Elliott, was not injured.
Authorities did not release any additional details about the crash. It's unclear what factors contributed to the incident. Investigations are ongoing.
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