Round Mountain, TX – Collision on US 281 Results in Fatal Injuries

Round Mountain, TX (September 4, 2019) – A man and a toddler lost their lives in a motor vehicle collision on the first of the month.

According to reports, just after 5:20 p.m. on September 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety was called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US 281.

Reports indicate that a 2017 Honda CRV, which was driven by 76-year-old Stephen Kent Neil, collided with a northbound 2012 Ford Explorer, which was driven by 41-year-old Kirk Evan Strickley. At the time of the collision, the Ford Explorer was occupied by the driver as well as 36-year-old Mary Nicole Powers and 17-month-old Emily Rose Strickley.

Both Neil and Emily Rose Strickley incurred fatal injuries in the collision and were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Kirk Evan Strickley and Powers were both injured and transported to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

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 both Stephen Kent Neil and Emily Rose Strickley.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Collisions in Texas

Round Mountain, TX – Collision on US 281 Results in Fatal InjuriesOne motor vehicle accident occurs every 59-seconds in Texas. Unfortunately, many individuals sustain injuries in these accidents. Each year, over 3,700 victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Texas.

Texas wrongful death attorneys from The Benton Law Firm understand the challenges surviving family members face in the aftermath of these terrible incidents. For this reason, our Texas car accident attorneys work to ensure surviving family members are able to get the justice and compensation they deserve.

If your loved one died in a motor vehicle accident caused by a reckless or negligent driver, contact our skilled and reputable Texas accident injury attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.

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