Jacob Bates Killed in Elm Mott Car Accident on Interstate 35

Jacob Bates
Jacob Bates Killed Car Accident on Interstate 35 in Elm Mott

Elm Mott, Texas (February 9, 2018) – A West High School senior was killed in rear-end collision in Elm Mott on Thursday night, February 8.

The fatal two-vehicle collision occurred at about 8 p.m. on Interstate 35, according to a local news report.

Officials of the Department of Public Safety said that 18-year-old Jacob Bates was driving a pickup truck southbound on the road when he crashed into the rear of a truck which had slowed due to traffic.

Emergency teams arriving at the scene had to extricate the pickup truck driver from the vehicle before being rushed to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

No other information was provided.

An investigation into the collision is ongoing.

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