Ector County, TX – Hunter Miller & Joseph Payne Killed In Crash On FM 3472
Ector County, TX (May 2, 2019) – On Wednesday, May 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a collision in West Odessa on FM 3472.
According to reports, Joseph Payne, Megan Cantrell, and Hunter Miller were traveling along FM 3472 when Mr. Payne attempted to make an unsafe lane change while heading west along the roadway.
As a result, Mr. Payne’s Toyota Avalon collided with a Cadillac, which was driven by Tyrice Lowery. The impact of the collision caused Mr. Payne to lose control of his vehicle, causing it to roll over several times before colliding with a utility pole.
Both Joseph Payne and Hunter Miller were transported to Medical Center Hospital for injuries sustained in the collision. Both men later succumbed to their injuries. Ms. Cantell was injured and transported to Medical Center Hospital for treatment to her injuries.
Both occupants of the Cadillac, Mr. Lowery and Veronica Rodriguez were transported to Medical Center Hospital for treatment to non-incapacitating injuries.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Mr. Joseph Payne and Mr. Hunter Miller. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions In Texas
Every two minutes, one person is injured in a car accident somewhere in our state. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to overcome their injuries. Over ten people are killed in motor vehicle accidents across our state daily. Sadly, these numbers add up to more than 3,700 people losing their lives annually in fatal collisions across Texas roadways.
Surviving family members are often left to deal with overwhelming emotional pain and suffering. To make matters even worse, they are often left to bear the financial obligations associated with medical treatment and funeral expenses. When victims lose their lives in collisions caused by reckless and negligent drivers, surviving family members should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped numerous victims and their families get the compensation and justice they deserve. For over twenty years, our firm has worked diligently to help those harmed get justice for the wrongful death of their loved ones. Contact our car accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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