Luis Rios Identified in Accident Involving Pickup Truck and Tractor-Trailer on Highway 137 in Stanton
STANTON, TX (April 20, 2023) – Officers identified 46-year-old Luis Gerardo Rios of San Antonio as the victim who died in an accident involving a tractor-trailer on Highway 137 on April 5.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the collision happened at approximately 12:45 PM.
Based on a report, Rios was on the highway when he had stopped his truck on the east shoulder prior to the crash. At the same time, a truck tractor was traveling northbound on the same road behind him. When Rios made an unsafe U-turn, the truck tractor hit his vehicle.
As a result, Rios suffered grave injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. DPS said he was reportedly not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The driver of the truck was not hurt.
As of now, the case remains under investigation.
We send our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Luis Gerardo Rios.
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