• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: March 2020
Young Man Dead after Fatal Wreck in East Dallas

Dallas, TX (3/18/2020) – A young man is now dead after being hit early Sunday in east Dallas.

The accident happened around 6:20 a.m. on Peavy Road. Justin Williams, 38, drifted his utility truck into an oncoming lane while looking at his phone. He then struck 20-year-old Alexis Ortiz, who was headed south in her SUV on Peavy Road.

Ortiz was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

Williams was treated at the scene. He faces a manslaughter charge.

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Source: Dallas Morning News

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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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