Sweetwater, TX – Kelcey Lynn Ronning Killed in Head-On Crash on TX-70

Sweetwater, TX (July 9, 2020) – The victim who lost her life in a head-on collision earlier this week has been identified by police as Kelcey Lynn Ronning. Just before noon on July 6, emergency crews were called to the site of a collision on Texas Highway 70.

Reports provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety show that 24-year-old KIelcey Lynn Ronning was driving a 2020 Dodge Ram north on TX-70 when her vehicle collided with a southbound 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck. Ronning suffered fatal injuries and was immediately pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck, 84-year-old Martin McDonell, was transported to Shannon West Texas Memorial Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. A passenger in the pickup truck, 62-year-old John Clyde Gillentine, Jr. was transported to an area hospital for treatment of minor injuries. DPS confirmed that investigations surrounding this accident are ongoing.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Kelcey Lynn Ronning at this time. Our thoughts are with Mr. Martin McDonell and John Clyde Gillentine, Jr. We hope for their full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Sweetwater, TX - Kelcey Lynn Ronning Killed in Head-On Crash on TX-70Each year, Texas car accidents claim the lives of more than 3,600 people while leaving tens of thousands more with incapacitating injuries. Many victims involved in collisions end up losing their lives of being injured in accidents that are completely avoidable. If you have been impacted by a fatal car accident, you should seek legal guidance from a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.

Texas car accident attorney Tara Gilmore-Low at Low Law Firm has extensive experience helping grieving families move forward after losing loved ones in completely avoidable accidents. Although there is no amount of compensation that will ever make us whole again after a tragic loss, having the resources available can help those impacted by fatal car accidents move forward and cover the financial burdens they face. Contact our knowledgeable personal injury attorneys in Abilene at (325) 455-1889 to see how our team can help you.

Notes: The Low Law Firm utilizes outside sources in the creation of these accident news posts.  Public news stories, police incident reports, first-hand accounts about serious injury accidents are used in the creation of this post. Therefore, our firm has independently verified the fact surrounding this accident.  If you see any information that is not accurate in this post, please contact us immediately so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. The posts are meant to informational.

Disclaimer: As highly esteemed members of the local Abilene, Texas law community, the Low Law Firm creates these posts to inform and educate our fellow community members about the dangers associated with injury accidents in Texas.  We hope that through awareness, people will use caution when operating a motor vehicle in an effort to avoid such accidents. This is not a business solicitation and should not be viewed as such. The safety information provided in these posts is not intended to be medical advice or legal advice. All photos used in this post are not photos of the accident described. 

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