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Andrews, Texas — October 12, 2013

A resident of Edinburg was killed on Saturday in an accident on Texas State Route 115 in Andrews at Loop 1910 according to state police.

The accident occurred at 6:30 a.m. when Augustine Jaime Torres, 48, was a passenger in an eastbound 2006 Chevrolet pickup driven by Pharr resident Andres Ramirez. A Peterbilt semi driven by Raymondo Dominguez of Odessa failed to stop at the intersection, causing the crash according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Mr. Torres was pronounced dead at the scene, while Mr. Ramirez suffered critical injuries. He was hospitalized in Odessa.

The United States Department of Transportation reports that fatal accidents involving semis and other large trucks have fallen from 5,200 in 2005 to 3,200 in 2009.

 

If you were involved in this accident, or a family member to someone involved, and would like an official copy of the police report, you can make a request with this form.

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