Buna, TX – John Rella Harris Killed In TX-62 Crash

Buna, TX (August 26, 2019) –  On August 26, emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Texas 62 at the intersection of Old Champion Road.

According to reports, a 2006 GMC pickup truck and a 2011 Peterbilt truck tractor carrying timber collided along the roadway. The impact of the collision caused part of the trailer from the Peterbilt to turn onto its side, spilling timber out onto the roadway.

The driver of the GMC, who was later identified as 51-year-old John Rella Harris, incurred fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, the collision remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of John Rella Harris.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

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Buna, TX – John Rella Harris Killed In TX-62 CrashEvery year, over 3,700 people lose their lives in fatal collisions across Texas. These motor vehicle accidents are often preventable, yet people continue to lose their lives due to the negligent acts of drivers. When people lose their lives in fatal collisions caused by negligent drivers on roadways across our state, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a Texas wrongful death attorney to protect their legal rights.

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