HOUSTON – KPRC 2 Investigates looked at the records for the company that owns a truck that spilled wet concrete, causing a crash that left two people dead in northeast Harris County early Friday morning.
LaTonya Earl, a well-known gospel singer, was killed in the crash. The driver of another car, 19-year-old Selvin Palacios was also killed.
KPRC 2 Investigates found several accidents, violations and complaints over the past two years. Lattimore Materials Corporation is a Swiss company with offices around the world, including a truck company in Texas.
HISTORY OF ACCIDENTS
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Lattimore’s trucks have been involved in a total of nine accidents, resulting in four injuries. This does not include Friday morning’s fatal accident.
HISTORY OF VIOLATIONS