Santa Fe, TX – Yolanda Herrera Killed in Hwy 6 Crash
Santa Fe, TX (September 9, 2019) – On September 7, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 16700 block of Highway 6 near Webb Rd.
According to reports, emergency crews responded to the scene after receiving a report of a victim laying alongside the roadway. Crews located the body of 55-year-old Yolanda Herrera on the outside eastbound lane. Emergency crews pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
At this time, police are trying to locate a white Ford sedan, which witnesses report seeing at the scene of the incident.
An investigation is currently underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim Yolanda Herrera at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. This number represents one person losing their lives roughly every 30-hours somewhere in our state. Pedestrian accidents are often devastating because victims stand very little chance against the impact of motor vehicles. When victims lose their lives in these horrific collisions, surviving family members should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to see what legal options are available for them.
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