Two die in 2-car collision
Jul 20, 2014 | 6859 views | 0 0 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Two people died in a tragic 2-car collision on rainslick Hwy. 154 Thursday morning.

According to the Department of Public Safety, Brody Stuart of Gilmer died at a Tyler hospital while undergoing surgery for injuries received when the Ford Mustang he was driving (in second photo) was hit head-on by a Mitsubishi Eclipse drived by Anibal Munoz, 30, of Winnsboro.

The Munoz vehicle hydroplaned into Stuart’s path. Munoz was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in Stuart’s car, Haley Blackstone, was treated at ETMC Gilmer and released with a broken arm.

Two passengers in the Munoz vehicle, Francisco Munoz, 44, and Rodolfo Macario, 29, are in a Longview hospital. Stuart and Miss Blackstone were both Harmony cheerleaders and had gone to get a drink during a cheerleading camp at the school.

Responding agencies included the Gilmer Fire Department, Harmony Fire Department, Holly Lake Fire Department, Champion EMS and ETMC EMS. The wreck occurred at about 8:05 a.m. on Hwy. 154, about a half mile inside the Wood County line.
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