Man Killed in Tractor Trailer Crash on I-10 near Goodyear in Jefferson Countyjoelagordon
45-Year-Old Deer Park Man Killed in Jefferson County Crash on Interstate 10
Jefferson County, Texas (September 20, 2018) – A 45-year-old Deer Park man was killed in a traffic accident in Jefferson County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The deadly crash happened at around 4:00 a.m. on Interstate 10 near Goodyear and involved a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck.
As per the Texas DPS, a commercial motor vehicle was heading westbound on Interstate 10 when it was rear-ended by a white pickup truck.
The 45-year-old Deer Park man, who was the driver of the pickup truck, died at the scene. His name has not be released pending identification and notification of family.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured.
The westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near the Goodyear Plant were shut down as troopers investigated the cause of the crash. Drivers were asked to seek an alternate travel route.
For motorists traveling from Beaumont or the Orange County area were asked to use U.S. 90 as an alternate route.