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Semi rolls over and kills passenger in Llano County

FROM STAFF REPORTS

LLANO — A Washington state man has died in an 18-wheeler rollover on Texas 29 on June 19, just outside Llano, according to a report by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

A 2016 Volvo semi-trailer was traveling eastbound at 7:09 a.m. that day when the accident occurred, 11 miles outside the city limits in the far western part of Llano County.

The DPS report stated the vehicle veered off the right side of the roadway, struck a guardrail on the south side of the road, slid across the roadway and struck another guardrail before coming to a rest on its right side.

The driver, Swarn Singh, 35, of Bellingham, Washington — was transported to Llano Memorial in stable condition with non-incapacitating injuries.

The passenger, Hardev Singh, 61, also of Bellingham, was transported to Llano Memorial and pronounced dead at 9:34 a.m. by Llano Count Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Era Marion.

DPS is investigating the cause.

editor@thepicayune.com

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