Zachary Reyes, Cody West, Seth Schulte, Danny Anderson Hurt after Truck Driver Runs Red Light Near FM 2301

SWISHER COUNTY, TX (September 1, 2023) – Thursday, a car crash on State Highway 86 left Heriberto Cantu dead, and Zachary Reyes, Cody West, Seth Schulte, and Danny Anderson injured.

The incident happened on August 23rd, at around 5:40 p.m., at the intersection of State Highway 86 and FM 2301.

According to reports, Cantu was traveling north in a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado and Reyes, with 3 passengers, was traveling west in a Ford F250. The F250 was towing a flatbed trailer.

The Silverado was traveling on FM 2301 when it ran a red light at the intersection with State Highway 86. As a result, the Silverado collided with the F250 in the intersection.

The impact of the collision caused the F250 and its trailer to overturn leaving the occupants with injuries.

The Silverado did not overturn but, Heriberto Cantu was not wearing a seatbelt at the time and was ejected from the truck.

Emergency crews at the site of the collision pronounced Heriberto Cantu, 35, of Rio Grande, dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics transported Cody West 23, of Amarillo, and Seth Schulte, 26, of Canyon to Swisher Count Memorial for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Additionally, medics treated Zachary Reyes, 21, of Happy, and Danny Anderson, 33, of Amarillo, at the scene for minor injuries.


The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Heriberto Cantu. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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