Benjamin Sanchez IV Hit, Killed by Vehicle on FM 439 near Belton

Benjamin Sanchez IV Hit, Killed by Vehicle on FM 439 near Belton

Benjamin Sanchez IV Killed in Belton Pedestrian Accident on FM 439

Belton, Texas (October 3, 2022) – A Killeen man was fatally hit by a vehicle early Sunday morning, 3 miles west of Belton, according to the DPS.

The deadly accident happened around 12:40 a.m., October 2, on FM 439.

DPS said Benjamin Charles Sanchez IV, 30, was walking westbound in the eastbound lane when he was struck by an eastbound 2012 Volkswagen Beetle driven by a 22-year-old man.

Sanchez was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Volkswagen driver was uninjured in the crash.

The troopers are investigating the crash.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, pedestrian, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign, or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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