Pascual Rueda-Orozco Killed in 18-Wheeler Wreck

Pascual Rueda-Orozco, 42, died early Monday morning when he was involved in an auto accident involving two 18-wheelers. The wreck took place on US Highway 290 in Bastrop County, Texas.

According to the Department of Public Safety, one of the 18-wheelers crossed over the center strip of the road and struck the other truck heading in the opposite direction. Rueda-Orozco was the driver of one of the big rigs, and died at the scene. It is not yet clear which 18-wheeler crossed over the center divider.

The driver of the second truck, a 63-year-old man from Smithville, Texas, was taken to University Medical Center-Brackenridge for treatment. The severity of his injuries were not reported.

The crash is still under investigation at this time.

Source: KVUE Austin

Source: KVUE Austin



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