Tony L. Jetton Struck, Killed by Vehicle on I-20 near Big Spring

Tony L. Jetton Struck, Killed by Vehicle on I-20 near Big Spring

Tony L. Jetton Killed in Big Spring Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 20

Big Spring, Texas (August 4, 2020) – The man who was fatally hit by a vehicle Thursday night, about nine miles east of Big Spring, has been identified as 44-year-old Tony L. Jetton, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The deadly accident happened around 10:00 p.m., July 30, on Interstate 20 service road.

DPS said Jetton was walking in the center of the service road along the highway when he was struck by a Chevrolet pickup that was traveling eastbound on the southbound south service road.

According to officials, it was raining heavily at the time of the crash.

Jetton was taken to the Scenic Mountain Medical Center in Big Spring, where he was pronounced dead.

The pickup driver was uninjured in the crash.

The authorities are investigating the crash.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Tony L. Jetton.

When an unsuspecting pedestrian falls victim to an accident caused by a motor vehicle, injuries can be life-threatening, if not fatal. Medical, financial, physical and psychological repercussions can derail one’s entire life as well as that of one’s family. It is vital to your wrongful death case that an experienced and successful accident/injury attorney be consulted. 

At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, our experienced lawyers will help you with your case.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is for informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service we like to advise family of the following:
1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
2. In Texas it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attornay first.
3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.