Baird, TX (5/1/2020) – A young woman was fatally killed after being struck by a semi-truck on the side of the Interstate highway Wednesday evening.
According to DPS, Joshlyn Ortega, 27, was stopped in the median inspecting a flat tire on her Chrysler 300 when a Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by 25-year-old Jorge Alberto Ortiz Torres struck and killed Ortega.
Ortega was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was taken to Abilene Medical Services.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
The actions involving the accident above resulted in an untimely, wrongful death of Joshlyn Ortega. While getting behind the wheel is an everyday event, one wrong move can result in the worst day of someone’s life. You can never be too careful on the road, and if something should happen, it’s important to be vigilant and make sure you’re represented in the best way you can. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call Houston auto accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
Source: San Angelo Live
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