Oldham County – 45-year-old Brandon Supple Died in Fatal Truck Crash on Interstate 40
Posted on Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 12:19 am
Oldham County law enforcement officials have named the victim who died following a deadly car accident on Interstate 40 near Wildorado last Saturday.
The fatality was identified as 45-year-old Brandon Supple. He was a resident of Iowa.
According to initial reports, Supple was driving a pickup truck towing a trailer along the eastbound lanes of I-40. A semi-truck towing a semi-trailer was also heading east when it pulled over to the shoulder of the road, for yet unknown reasons. Supple was not able to slow down and struck the rear side of the semi-trailer. The impact of the collision left Supple with serious injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the semi and his passenger did not sustain injuries.
No citations have been issued as the investigation is still underway.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the Oldham County 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.