• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: November 2019
Two Pedestrians Struck on Side of the Road in Polk

Polk, TX (11/12/2019) – One pedestrian is dead and another injured after getting hit by a vehicle in Polk County early Monday morning.

At around 8:40 a.m., a GMC pickup truck was traveling west and drove over onto the shoulder when it struck a Ford pickup that was disabled on the shoulder. The GMC truck then struck two pedestrians that were working on the disabled Ford pickup.

Jonathon Reid, 35, was killed at the scene.

The second pedestrian, Carl Reid Jr., 65, was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital for his injuries.

The driver of the GMC, 22-year-old Karl Fink, was transported to CHI St. Luke’s Hospital, as well.

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

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It is important to have an experienced lawyer handling the case who understands the damages that can occur after a car accident. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options.

Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case. 

Source: KTRE

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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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