One dead in Grand Prairie traffic accident after truck hits tree

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Photo Credit: Will Crews - Grand Prairie News

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 9:05 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, 2020, at SE 14th St and S Belt Line Rd.

Juan Trujillo-Monsivais, 35, of Fort Worth, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet pickup southbound on SE 14th St when he failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway. The pickup collided with a tree, a signal light pole, and then crashed into another motorist that was northbound on Belt Line at SE 14th. Trujillo-Monsivais was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other motorist, a 36-year-old Irving woman, had only minor injuries and was not hospitalized.

The crash remains under investigation.
This is the 6th fatality crash in Grand Prairie this year.