UPDATE: One sent to hospital after Crash on Houston Harte stops all eastbound traffic

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SAN ANGELO, Texas — UPDATE: 5:30PM, 08/12/21 — The San Angelo Police Department has confirmed that the driver of the Subaru SUV, Jonathan Fortenberry, has succumbed to his injuries.

UPDATE: 1:49PM — One driver has been sent to the hospital with “incapacitating injuries,” says the San Angelo Police Department in a statement issued this afternoon, August 10, 2021.

Police say a Silver Subaru SUV crashed into the rear of a semi-truck trailer near the 1500 block of W Houston Harte Expressway Eastbound.

“The driver of the Subaru, Jonathan Fortenberry (23), was transported to a local hospital by ambulance,” say police, “Fortenberry suffered from incapacitating injuries. Fortenberry had been wearing a seatbelt.”

Plolice say alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

Approx. 11:00 AM, 08/10/2021 — All eastbound lanes on Houston Harte are closed due to what our staff on the ground describe as a crash involving a semi truck and at least one other vehicle near the Van Buren Street overpass.

Reports suggest one person is trapped and is being extracted from the wreckage by emergency workers.

The San Angelo Police Department has requested that drivers to avoid the east bound side of Houston Harte.

This is an ongoing story. We will share more details here as they become available.

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