Four Killed in El Campo Car Crash on Highway 59 at Youngdale Road
EL CAMPO, TX (October 26, 2022) – Police identified the four victims who died in a crash on Highway 59 on October 23.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the collision happened at Youngdale Road around 9:00 PM.
Based on a report, 77-year-old Neal Ward was driving a 2021 Ford F-150 northbound on the highway at the time of the crash. At the same time, a 2001 Peterbilt tractor towing a trailer was traveling southbound. The Peterbilt attempted to cross the northbound lane to travel onto Youngdale, Subsequently, the Ford struck its trailer.
As a result, Ward and a passenger 58-year-old Kelly Ward of Corpus Christi died at the scene.
A second passenger in the truck, 79-year-old Shirley Dolan also died at the scene. A third passenger, 75-year-old Linda Royal of Mathis died at an El Campo hospital.
The driver of the Peterbilt, 54-year-old Mark Hajovsky of Louise, was not hurt.
As of now, this crash remains under investigation.
We send our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Neal Ward, Kelly Ward, Shirley Dolan, and Linda Royal.
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