• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: November 2019
Orlando Valdez, Dana Watson Killed in Deadly San Marcos Crash

San Marcos, TX (11/18/2019) – A man and a woman are dead after a deadly rear-end collision on Interstate Highway 35 Thursday morning.

According to San Marcos Police, 29-year-old Orlando Valdez, also known as magician Val Dino, and Dana Watson, 21, were driving home around 2:45 a.m. when a dump truck rear-ended their car.

Valdez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Watson was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries, where she later died.

The driver of the dump truck was taken to Ascension Seton Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The 204B exit was closed for several hours and I-35 southbound was closed for about an hour.

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

Houston Wrongful Death Attorney

The families of Valdez and Watson may be entitled to a wrongful death claim due to the harrowing acts of the dump truck driver. They may be compensated for damages such as funeral expenses, medicals costs, and emotional loss. 

It’s important to contact a wrongful death attorney during a heartbreaking loss since they have the resources to help you. If you live in Houston or the surrounding areas and were involved in an accident, the experienced personal injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help you understand how much your wrongful death lawsuit is worth. 

To schedule a free and confidential consultation about how much your personal injury claim or wrongful death claim is worth, please call or text our office anytime at 281-853-8446.

Source: KXAN

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About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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