Calhoun County, TX – Michael Kelly Burke, Jr Killed in Crash on Hwy 185
Calhoun County, TX (September 9, 2019) – A two-vehicle collision on Texas Highway 185 left one man fatally injured.
According to reports, at approximately 5:24 a.m. on September 6, 35-year-old Michael Kelly Burke, Jr., was attempting to enter the Texas Highway 185 from the Calhoun Chemical Plant, in a Chevy Cavalier, when his vehicle was struck by a GMC Sierra pickup truck.
Burke incurred fatal injuries in the collision. Emergency crews responded to the scene and pronounced Burke deceased.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim Michael Kelly Burke, Jr., at this time.
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