TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Smith County Fatal Accident
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 12/07/2021 11:05 AM
Location: Hwy 135, in the city of Overton, TX
Posted Speed Limit: 50 mph
Vehicle 1: 2021, Ford, F-150
Vehicle 2: 2015, Nissan, Altima
Richard P. Allen, male, 70 YOA, of Arp, TX.
Transported to UT-Health East Texas – Tyler in serious condition.
Driver 2: Deceased
Tammy L. Young, female, 55 YOA, of Troup, TX.
Pronounced by: J.P. Meredith, at the scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle 1 was northbound on Hwy 135. Vehicle 2 was southbound on Hwy 135. Vehicle 2 crossed over the center line and struck vehicle 1 head-on.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Chad Skidmore, DPS Tyler