Kevin Dravenstott Killed, Austin Lewis Seriously Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Hwy 87 in Newton CountyKiprop Vincent
Kevin Dravenstott Killed, Austin Lewis Seriously Injured in Newton County Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 87
Newton County, Texas (February 28, 2020) – One person was killed, and another was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night in Newton County, according to the DPS.
The fatal crash happened around 6:15 p.m., February 25, on Highway 87, north of Trout Creek.
DPS said Austin Lewis, 25, of Kirbyville, was driving a 2011 Nissan pickup northbound on the highway when he crossed the center dividing line and collided with a southbound 2008 Nissan passenger vehicle driven by Kevin Dravenstott, 37, of Kirbyville.
Dravenstott was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lewis was taken to St. Elizabeth hospital with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Kevin Dravenstott.
“When a person has suffered a grave personal injury in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, the most overwhelming emotion they feel is a sense of injustice. They often ask how such a life-altering event could have happened to them,” attorney Joel A. Gordon said. “The next question usually is, who can help me?” Mr. Gordon added.
A legal advocate can represent an injury victim or the family of a deceased victim. The attorney will file a claim on behalf of the victim and will have the responsibility of citing existing codes, laws or statues which were violated.
To speak with an attorney, Click to call: 281-943-5555.