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One Person Dead in Winkler County Following Collision at Intersection of FM 874 and SH 302

A fatal crash occurred on February 4, 2023, in Winkler County, resulting in the death of one person. According to reports, the incident took place at the intersection of FM 874 and SH 302, where a 2016 Jeep Cherokee, with 53-year-old Leonardo Belone as a passenger, was traveling south on FM 874. At the same time, a 2016 Kenworth truck with a trailer was traveling westbound on SH 302.

Initial investigations reveal that the Jeep Cherokee failed to yield the right of way at the intersection, leading to a collision with the Kenworth truck. Unfortunately, Leonardo Belone lost his life in the accident, while the driver of the Cherokee was transported to Winkler County Hospital in serious condition. The driver of the Kenworth truck was reportedly unharmed.

The incident is still under investigation, and further information is expected to be released at a later time.

Fatalities are always tragic in any wreck situation. In most situations the deceased victim is unable to provide their version of the events leading up to the accident. This is why it is essential to have an attorney review the case, as they can help to ensure the accurate story is heard and that family members rights are protected.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a serious accident, seek the assistance of an experienced attorney who can assist you in navigating the complex legal process. They can help to review the facts of your case, determine the responsible party or parties, and fight to secure the compensation deserved. Remember, accidents can happen to anyone, so always prioritize road safety and adhere to traffic rules and regulations to help prevent further tragedies.

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