James Benjamin Northcutt Killed in Car Crash on US 380 in Terry CountyKiprop Vincent
James Benjamin Northcutt Killed in Terry County Two-Vehicle Crash on US 380 near Gomez
Terry County, Texas (July 4, 2020) – Two drivers were killed Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Terry County, two miles east of Gomez, according to DPS.
The fatal crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on US 380.
DPS said James Benjamin Northcutt, 42, of Carrizozo, NM, was driving a 2016 Dodge Charger eastbound on the highway while a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Angel Rojas-Crranco of Brownfield was heading westbound.
Northcutt crossed the double yellow line and crashed into the Pontiac in the westbound lane.
Both Northcutt and Rojas-Crranco were killed in the crash.
Northcutt was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash while Rojas-Crranco was not.
The crash remains under investigation.
We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of James Benjamin Northcutt.
Common Causes of Automobile Accidents
While there are many causes of car accidents, the most common reasons of driver negligence include driver inattention; cell phone use; 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 while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” Attorney Joel A. Gordon said. Mr. Gordon believes that an independent investigation is important. An Attorney will help obtain the crash report, secure accident photos, interview witnesses, and create a claim.
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