Child Killed in Orange County Traffic Crash on FM 104

Orange County Traffic Crash
Child Dies in Orange County Car Collision on FM 104

Orange County, Texas (April 25, 2019) – A child was killed in a collision involving two vehicles in Orange County on Wednesday night, according to the authorities.

The wreck took place on FM 105 at the intersection of Lakeview Cutoff at around 8 p.m. April 24.

Police said Tabitha Butler, 39, of Lumberton, was driving a Kia passenger vehicle northbound on FM 105 when she tried to make a left turn onto Lakeview and was struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck that was traveling southbound.

An 11-year-old child who was a passenger in the Kia sustained major injuries. The child was taken to CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth in Beaumont and was later pronounced deceased. Tabitha was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Chevrolet, identified as Ricky Brashier, 41, of Vidor, suffered serious injuries and was also transported to St. Elizabeth hospital.

The authorities are currently investigating the deadly crash.

Accidents can be devastating especially when you lose a loved one. It is even more painful when you know that the incident was caused by the negligence of another party. The person responsible should be held accountable for their actions. At the Law Offices of Robert Gregg, we help victims of accidents and their families get justice through seeking compensation for their loss. Dealing with insurance companies can be a daunting exercise, which is why an experienced attorney is important in facing such companies. If you have lost a loved one in a traffic accident due to negligence, call our law firm today at 972-225-5762 and you will be guided by any one of our attorneys.

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