TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Cherokee County Fatal
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 5/21/2022 6:20 PM
Location: FM 2962, approximately a two miles west of Reklaw, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 55 mph
Vehicle 1: 2006 Lexus ES330
Driver 1: Deceased
Omar Gallardo Moreno, male, 51 YOA of Kilgore, TX.
Pronounced by: Judge Tony Johnson at the scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling northbound on FM 2962 approaching a curve at the intersection of FM 2962 and CR 1214. Unit 1 was traveling at an unsafe speed to safely maneuver around the curve and entered the northbound borrow ditch a few feet north of the intersection. Unit 1 traveled in the ditch before over steering back across FM 2962 and entered a side skid across FM 2962.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper David Ford, Jacksonville DPS