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Live Oak County — Haskel Rouse Dies in a Motorcycle Accident on Interstate 37

Posted on Friday, March 29th, 2019 at 7:28 am    

The Texas Department of Public Safety officials have released the name of the victim who died in a vehicle collision on Interstate 37, north of Mathis.

The fatality was identified as 49-year-old Haskel Wayne Rouse of Mathis, Texas.

According to initial reports, a Cub Cadet Truck tractor semi-trailer was heading north near the intersection on the I-37 frontage road when a Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling along the eastbound lanes was not able to control its speed and struck its behind. The impact of the collision killed the rider, identified as Haskel Rouse, was pronounced dead by emergency crews.

Fortunately, the driver of the truck was not injured.

Local authorities arrived at the scene to gather more details surrounding the accident.

The crash remains under investigation.

We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We also pray for a fast recovery of the injured driver. We believe that the Mathis Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.

If you have been involved in a car accident with a hit-and-run or reckless driver, the first thing you need to do is call the police. Once the investigation is completed, you can file a lawsuit against the suspected driver. A successful case could help you cover your medical expenses and compensate for your emotional and physical suffering. Speak with your personal injury lawyer to know more about your rights to fair compensation.

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