KINGSVILLE, Texas — UPDATE:
Kingsville police have identified the driver of a pickup truck who was pulling a trailer that detached and killed a man on Sept. 28.
A 26-year old man from Brownsville, Texas reported to the Kingsville Police Department and provided a statement.
He told police that while towing the trailer with his truck, the trailer got loose after the wheels moved from the concrete to the asphalt. The trailer then crossed over into the other lane and collided with Jonathan Limas’ truck.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.
Kingsville PD wants to remind drivers that leaving the scene of an accident involving death or serious injury is a third-degree felony punishable by 2 to 10 years in prison.
The Kingsville police department is investigating a fatal crash.
It happened Tuesday afternoon along US-77 and E. Corral Avenue.
Kingsville police said a pickup truck pulling a trailer was traveling northbound and the trailer became unhitched.
The trailer crossed the median and struck a Ford F-150 which was traveling southbound.
The Ford then struck a guard barrier, flipped and rolled, ejecting the driver. The male, identified as 46-year Jonathan Limas of Weslaco, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators said the pickup truck originally pulling the trailer stopped at the scene of the crash and continued traveling northbound on US-77.
Police said if anyone has information on the whereabouts of the grey dually pickup or the driver of that vehicle, or if you can identify this trailer:
Call Kingsville Police Department at 361-592-4311 or Kingsville Crime Stoppers at 361-592-INFO (4636) or online at www.P3tips.com if you have more information.