The Kerrville Police Department has released the name of the victim involved in the February 3 traffic crash on Interstate 10 near mile marker 510, resulting in one fatality.
At approximately 9:29 p.m., KPD officers responded to a crash involving a tractor trailer colliding with a Ford F-350 pickup truck, just inside the Kerrville city limits. The westbound tractor trailer collided with the truck that was stopped for traffic, seriously injuring the two occupants inside the truck, who were transported to Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville.
At roughly 6:30 a.m. on Friday, February 4, 2022, the driver of the pickup truck, Dennis Nelson Keller, a 60-year old Kerrville resident, succumbed to his injuries. The passenger in the truck, a 43-year old Kerrville man, was admitted to PRMC and has since been discharged.
Kerrville PD are continuing to investigate the cause of this accident. At this time, it appears the road conditions were a major contributing factor, according to a KPD press release. The driver of the tractor trailer has been cooperating and has provided a statement, and has not been charged with any offense at this time.