Carl Aimes Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Highway 80 in Waskom
Where: The accident occurred in the westbound lanes of Highway 80 in Waskom, Texas.
What Happened: A tractor-trailer allegedly pulled out of a driveway and struck a van on the highway.
- Carl Aimes, driver of van
- Rex Renard West Jr, driver of tractor-trailer
- Carl Aimes, 53, killed
On or about Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021, an accident between a van and a tractor-trailer claimed the life of a 53-year-old man. Department of Public Safety Troopers said the accident happened on the westbound side of Highway 80 in Waskom, Texas.
Texas DPS Troopers said 53-year-old Carl Aimes was killed when a tractor-trailer allegedly pulled onto the highway and struck his van. Paramedics pronounced Aimes dead of his injuries after the accident. Officials identified the driver of the tractor-trailer as 28-year-old Rex Renard West Jr, who was uninjured in the accident.
According to Google Maps, Waskom is about 126 miles east of Dallas.
Texas DPS and local law enforcement are investigating the accident.
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