Sherman, TX – Benjamin Ordaz Arrested For Death of Two In US 82 Crash
Sherman, TX (April 18, 2019) – On April 2, the Sherman Police Department reported to the scene of a collision on US 82 near FM 1417.
The incident occurred around 7 p.m. According to reports, 19-year-old Benjamin Ordaz was traveling down the interstate when he struck the rear end of a Kia Sportage. The driver of the Kia, 68-year-old Richard Surface, passed away April 6th from injuries sustained in the collision. The passenger in the Kia, 71-year-old Jane Surface, succumbed to her injuries April 4.
On April 17, Sherman Police Department announced that Ordaz was being charged for his involvement in this horrific incident.
Our deepest condolences go out to the Surface family as they continue to grieve their losses.
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