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Section A: General News


Man dies in rollover wreck near Floresville


Man dies in rollover wreck near Floresville
WILLIAM GIBBS JR. — Fire and ambulance personnel take an injured patient to a waiting AirLife helicopter Aug. 5 after he was ejected from a vehicle during a rollover wreck on F.M. 1303 near Cañada Verde.


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CAÑADA VERDE -- A father is dead and his son remains in stable condition at University Hospital in San Antonio following a single-vehicle rollover crash Aug. 5 on F.M. 1303 south of here.

Lloyd Jordan, 35, of San Antonio was pronounced dead at the scene. His 14-year-old son was flown via AirLife helicopter to University Hospital, said Cpl. Javier Reyes of the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol. Two other passengers in the vehicle also suffered injuries but declined treatment at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation, but Reyes said preliminary findings reveal that at approximately 8:45 a.m., Jordan was driving a 1992 Ford Ranger extended-cab pickup truck southbound on F.M. 1303 when he suffered a seizure. He subsequently lost control of the vehicle, which crossed the roadway’s northbound lane before rolling on the shoulder and crashing through the fence of a residence.

Jordan’s son, who was seated in the rear jump seat, was ejected through the pickup truck’s rear window, Reyes said. He was flown via AirLife helicopter to University Hospital.

Jordan was partially ejected and trapped beneath the vehicle. Wilson County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Johnny Tejada Villarreal pronounced him dead at the scene at 9:07 a.m.

Deputies from the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office shut down traffic between C.R. 122 and C.R. 121 while troopers investigated the crash. The Floresville Volunteer Fire Department and Wilson County Emergency Medical Services also responded to assist.
 

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