On May 18, 2015 at approximately 10:00 pm, Police were dispatched to the 5200 block of Knickerbocker for a motor vehicle crash. It was reported that a vehicle had crashed into the traffic signal pole at the intersection of Bentwood and Knickerbocker.
Police arrived and found the driver of the vehicle, a silver 1998 Chevrolet pickup, unresponsive. The driver was transported by San Angelo Fire Department medics to Shannon Medical Center for incapacitating injuries. At the hospital, the driver was identified as Zachary Thomas Malloy DOB 10-29-90. Malloy succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Traffic Investigator Steven Quade responded to the scene to investigate the crash. Through the investigation it was learned that Malloy was southbound on Knickerbocker. A witness driving behind Malloy observed Malloy's vehicle hydroplane and crash into the traffic signal pole.
Malloy was the only occupant of the vehicle, and there were no other vehicles involved in the crash.
The weather was listed as a contributing factor on the crash report. The crash is still under investigation.