• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: April 2020
auto pedestrian accident

Hale County, TX (4/7/2020) – A vehicle-pedestrian wreck in Hale County killed a young man early Monday morning.

The accident happened around 6:20 a.m. on FM 400 when Alvaro Cedillo, 18, attempted to cross the north side of FM 400 just as a pickup truck driven by 64-year-old Encarnasio Reyna was headed eastbound on FM 400. Reyna didn’t see Cedillo and struck him.

Cedillo was transported to Covenant Hospital in Plainview, where he later died.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Pedestrians are at a disadvantage when it comes to personal safety on the streets of Texas. Motorists frequently fail to see pedestrians on or alongside busy roads, and it only takes a second for a serious accident to occur. These accidents can result in thousands in medical expenses, lost wages, and even pain and suffering.

If you or a loved one was involved in a pedestrian accident in Houston or the surrounding areas, the experienced personal injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help. For a complimentary consultation about your case, contact us today.

Source: Everything Lubbock

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About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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