Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : December 2, 2021

Port Lavaca, TX – James Daniel Gravis Jr Killed in TX-185 Crash

Port Lavaca, TX (January 23, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on State Highway 185 claimed one man’s life.

On January 22, at around 11:05 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 185. Reports indicate that 57-year-old James Daniel Gravis, Jr., was traveling across a railroad track in a Chevrolet Silverado when his vehicle was struck by a train.

Gravis incurred serious injuries in the collision. He was rushed to Memorial Medical Center but was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving.

A passenger in the vehicle, who was identified as 33-year-old Ebony Valadez was uninjured in the collision, but transported to the hospital to be with Gravis.

At this time, police are investigating.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of James Daniel Gravis, Jr. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Collisions in Texas

Port Lavaca, TX - James Daniel Gravis Jr Killed in TX-185 CrashOver ten people lose their lives daily in accidents across Texas. Many victims endure fatal injuries due to the reckless actions of others sharing the road. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the actions of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.

The Benton Law Firm’s car accident attorneys in Texas have helped countless families collect the maximum amount of compensation available to cover funeral expenses and various other damages resulting from a loved one’s fatal collision. We strive to ensure families are able to cover the costs of funeral arrangements and various other damages. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to determine what legal options are available for you.

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