Two Tragically Die in Accident Involving Dump Truck in San Marcos, Texas
SAN MARCOS, TX – According to an online news report at kvue.com, two individuals tragically died in an accident involving a dump truck.*
Two people died earlier this week in a San Marcos accident that involved a dump truck and another vehicle.
Per officials, they were dispatched to the scene of the accident that occurred on the 204B exit of Interstate 35 in the early morning hours. The fire department, police, as well as EMS also were called to the scene.
Pursuant to a preliminary investigation of the accident, a passenger vehicle was hit from behind by a dump truck, where the driver of the passenger vehicle died at the scene of the accident. The passenger in the vehicle was transported to a local hospital where they later died.
The identities of the two deceased individuals have not been released to the public pending notification to the victims’ next-of-kin.
The driver of the dump truck, a male from Spencer, Tennessee, was taken to an area hospital in Kyle, Texas, with injuries.
It appears from the investigation report that the passenger vehicle was either slowing down or stopped in right lane of the roadway when the dump truck slammed into its rear-end.
The exit where the accident occurred was closed for a number of hours as law enforcement and emergency personnel worked the scene. Interstate 35 was also closed for an hour following the accident. The San Marcos Police are currently investigating the accident. These deaths mark the ninth and tenth traffic deaths in San Marcos in 2019.
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