Zenon V. Gallegos Killed in Head-On Crash on FM 234 in Jackson CountyKiprop Vincent
68-Year-Old Zenon V. Gallegos Killed in Jackson County Two-Vehicle Crash on FM 234
Jackson County, Texas (March 2, 2020) – According to a local news source, Zenon V. Gallegos, 68, of Vanderbilt, was among the two people who were killed in a head-on collision Saturday evening in Jackson County.
The fatal crash happened around 6:30 p.m. February 29, on Farm-to-Market Road 234.
DPS said Juan Z. Sanchez, 54, of Lolita, was driving a 2006 GMC pickup southbound on the highway when he crossed the center line into the northbound shoulder and crashed head-on into a 2008 Nissan pickup driven by Gallegos.
The GMC came to rest in the northbound lane, facing southbound after the crash, while the Nissan came to rest on its driver’s side in a ditch, facing southeast.
Sanchez and Gallegos were pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Zenon V. Gallegos.
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