Nacogdoches, TX (2/24/2020) – A man was killed Friday after being hit by a semi-truck on US 259 in Nacogdoches.
The accident occurred around 11 a.m. An International semi was headed south on Hwy 259 while a disabled vehicle was parked on the southbound shoulder.
The driver of the disabled vehicle, 23-year-old Ethan Smith, stepped out of the vehicle and into the path of the semi.
Smith was killed from his injuries.
The driver of the semi, 33-year-old Luis Moreno, was not injured.
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Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in ten days.
The impact of a big rig is much greater than a standard motor vehicle. Therefore, the severity of an injury may vary based on the accident. Soft tissue injuries consist of sprains and strains and can be thought of as minor injuries causing an increase in pain over time.
A truck accident attorney can help you file a personal injury claim. Our experienced truck accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve. Text or call (281) 853-8446 and someone from our firm will be in touch with you to set up a free and confidential case evaluation.
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