Sherman County, TX – One Killed & Two Injured In Crash On State Highway 15
Sherman County, TX (June 6, 2019) – Just before 1:40 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 15 approximately nine miles east of Stratford.
According to reports, 38-year-old Gerardo Pena was traveling along the roadway in a vehicle with a one-year-old child and 28-year-old Claudia Lechuga-Anaya when his vehicle collided with a bull in the roadway.
Gerardo and the one-year-old child were transported to an area hospital where they were treated for injuries and released.
Lechuga-Anaya was transported to a Lubbock Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
Fatal Collisions With Animals In Texas
Although Texas is an open range state, there are instances in which owners of farm animals can be held liable for accidents. Fortunately for victims, owners can be held liable for their animals when these accidents occur on state or federal highways, like the one at case here. Surviving family members, as well as the victim injured in this collision, are able to contact a car accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights to justice and compensation.
For nearly two decades, Texas wrongful death attorneys from the Benton Law Firm have helped families across the state succeed in even the most difficult cases. Our keen attention to details and knowledge of the laws ensures we are well-equipped to help those harmed get justice for their claims. Contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to get help now.
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