Kyle, TX – Update** Edward Ortiz Jr Killed In Semi-Truck Crash On Interstate 35
Kyle, TX (April 8, 2019) – Around 10:15 p.m., Sunday, April 7, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a collision on Interstate 35.
According to investigations of the incident, a motorcycle, driven by Edward Ortiz Jr., 41, was traveling down Interstate 35 at a high rate of speed when he struck a semi-truck trailer in front of him. Ortiz became entangled under the trailer.
Hays County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Beth Smith responded to the scene of the collision and pronounced the driver deceased.
Our deepest sympathies go out to the Ortiz family as the deal with the tragic loss of their loved one.
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