Name Released in Fatal Accident on 190, LIVINGSTON, April 21, 2015 - The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the name of the victim in yesterday's (04/20/15) fatal accident off US-190 West (just west of Cedar Point). Bruce Scott Boyd, 56, of Dublin, Ohio was killed when his 2013 Toyota Prius (rent car) left the pavement off 190 west, rolled down an embankment, and slammed into a large pine tree. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Barett Duren with the Texas Highway Patrol.
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Justice of the Peace, Larry Whitworth performed an inquest at the scene.
Single Vehicle Accident is Fatal on 190 West, ONALASKA, April 20, 2015 - At approximately 1 pm on April 20, 2015, a black 2013 Toyota Prius (rent car) was west-bound on US-190 West. The vehicle left the pavement to the right, rolled down an embankment and slammed into a large pine tree (just west of Cedar Point). The driver's name is being withheld pending notification of relatives. The driver was believed to have been killed on impact. The vehicle caught fire. Onalaska Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched and put the fire out. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with Chief Ron Gilbert with Onalaska Police Department and Troopers Barett Duren, David Morris, Allen Stanton, and Sergeant Sam Lattner (all with the Texas Highway Patrol). It is not known what caused the driver to suddenly leave the pavement. Traffic on 190 was partially blocked during investigation and cleanup. Justice of the Peace, Larry Whitworth performed an inquest at the scene. A first-call car from Cochran Funeral Home transported the victim from the scene. A rollback wrecker from George White & Sons Wrecker Service recovered the vehicle and it will be stored in Onalaska. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Barett Duren.
Trooper Barett Duren is the lead investigator.
The 2013 Toyota Prius was totaled and burned.
The vehicle struck this large pine tree.
A first-call car from Cochran Funeral Home transported the victim from the scene.
The vehicle was recovered by George White & Sons Wrecker Service.
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