Timpson, TX – Dezmond McKinney Killed in US-84 Collision
Timpson, TX (January 14, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident involving a semi-truck claimed one man’s life.
On January 8, at around 9:50 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 84. Reports indicate that 27-year-old Dezmond McKinney was traveling along the roadway in a 1997 Honda passenger car when his vehicle was struck by a 2019 Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer at the intersection of US Highway 59.
McKinney sustained fatal injuries and was immediately declared deceased.
The driver of the Freightliner, who was identified as 50-year-old Maksym Kabakov, was uninjured in this collision.
At this time, DPS is investigating.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family Dezmond McKinney. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of more than 60 people every day in Texas. When motor vehicle accidents involve semi-trucks, the chances of fatal injuries are greatly increased. Sadly, far too many individuals continue to lose their lives in accidents due to the reckless and negligent actions of others. In some cases, surviving relatives can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice they deserve.
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