Valentine Carrasco Killed in Car Crash on SH 349 in Martin County

Valentine Carrasco Killed in Car Crash on SH 349 in Martin County

Valentine Carrasco Killed in Martin County Two-Vehicle Crash on State Highway 349

Martin County, Texas (December 18, 2022) – One person was killed Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Martin County, according to the Texas DPS.

The fatal crash happened around 9:20 a.m., December 14, on State Highway 349 near mile marker 313.

DPS said Valentine Junior Carrasco, 41, from Midland, Texas, was driving southbound on the highway while Stephen Leroy Miller, 61, from Midland, Texas, was also southbound and was stopped in the inside lane waiting to turn left into a private drive.

Carrasco failed to control his speed and rear-ended Miller’s vehicle.

Carrasco was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details were provided.

The DPS is 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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