Fannin County, TX – Juana Alvarez & Child Killed In Hwy 11 Crash
Fannin County, TX (September 2, 2019) – On August 30, emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on State Highway 11 just east of Whitewright.
According to reports, 20-year-old Keagan Cannaday was traveling east along the highway at a high rate of speed. Cannaday drove into the westbound lane where he collided with a truck towing a trailer, which was loaded with wood.
The driver of the pickup truck, who was identified as 39-year-old Arnulfo Alvarez, incurred serious injuries and was transported to a McKinney hospital for treatment. A 3-year-old child inside the truck, who was identified as Andres Alvarez, was transported to a hospital in Dallas with serious injuries.
The driver’s wife, 25-year-old Juana Alvarez, who was pregnant at the time of the collision, as well as the couple’s two-year-old son, Lucas, were both pronounced deceased at the scene. The unborn child did not survive the collision.
Cannaday was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence and transported to a hospital in Plano for treatment.
The collision remains under investigation at this time.
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 the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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