Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : May 13, 2019

Gregg County, TX – Kim Yvonne Hayes Killed In Crash On TX-42

Gregg County, TX (May 10, 2019) – On May 10, just after 7 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a collision near White Oak.

According to DPS, 61-year-old Kim Yvonne Hayes was traveling south along Highway 42 in a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado when 61-year-old Michael Buenrostro crossed over from the northbound lanes in his 2012 Chevrolet 2500 and struck Hayes’ vehicle head-on.

Hayes sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident by responding officers.

Buenrostro was injured in the collision and transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.

Our thoughts are with Michael Buenrostro and their family at this time.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Kim Yvonne Hayes. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Collisions In Texas

Gregg County, TX – Kim Yvonne Hayes Killed In Crash On Highway 42Over 3,700 people lose their lives in Texas car accidents annually. Quite often, these incidents occur in preventable situations, which makes dealing with the loss far more difficult for families. As if dealing with the loss of a loved one was not difficult enough, families who find out their loved one lost their life the due the negligent acts of another driver make it far more devastating. In some cases, surviving family members can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice they deserve.

For over two decades, attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our personal injury attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families get the restitution they need to cover medical and funeral expenses, as well as other damages incurred from fatal collisions. Contact our skilled Texas car accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a case evaluation to see what legal options are available for you.

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