Duval County, TX – Helicopter Crash Victims Identified by Police
Duval County, TX (October 25, 2019) – A helicopter collision at a Ranch in Duval County left two victims deceased and one inured.
On October 23, a crew was utilizing three helicopters to net deer on a ranch in the area when two helicopters collided. One of the helicopters crashed to the ground while the other two landed safely.
One pilot, who was later identified as 49-year-old James “Charles” Short was declared deceased at the scene. A passenger, identified as 39-year-old Jose “JR” Garcia, was airlifted to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
A third victim sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of both James “Charles” Short and Jose “JR” Garcia. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Helicopter Accidents in Texas
Countless individuals lose their lives in aviation accidents across Texas annually. Although these accidents are not as common as other types of automobile collisions, they regularly cause devastations for families across our state. When individuals lose their lives in these horrific collisions, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice they deserve.
The Benton Law Firm’s aviation accident attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families recover from the tragic loss of a loved one. Although no amount of compensation will ever replace the lives of those taken away so tragically, it can help families cover the costs of funeral arrangements and other financial burdens they face. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to get help with your claim.
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