Highlands, TX – UPDATE:Devin Lee Custer ID’d as Victim of Barbers Hill Rd Crash
Highlands, TX (October 23, 2019) – A motor vehicle collision on Barbers Hill Road claimed the life of one man.
At approximately 7 p.m. on October 21, 27-year-old Devin Lee Custer and his fiancée were traveling on bicycles down Barbers Hill Road. When the two riders reached the 600 block of the roadway, near Madeline Street, Custer pushed his fiancée out of the way. Immediately after, Custer was struck in the rear by a 2004 Cadillac Deville.
Custer sustained fatal injuries in the collision. Emergency crews declared the victim deceased at the scene.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office’s Vehicular Crimes Division is currently investigating this incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Devin Lee Custer. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Texas
Bicycles are an effective and reliable method of transportation. Not only is it much faster than walking, but bicycling provides exceptional health benefits as well. Unfortunately, it can be nearly impossible to avoid dangerous conditions. This is especially true when sharing the roads with careless drivers. Every year, over 350 bicyclists lose their lives in accidents across our state. When individuals lose their lives in collisions, due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, The Benton Law Firm’s bicycle accident attorneys in Texas have fought diligently to help surviving relatives hold those at-fault accountable for the wrongful death of their loved ones. Our team works diligently to ensure families get the maximum amount of compensation available to them. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help with your claim.
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