TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 12/14/2021 1:25 PM
Location: FM 69, approximately 3.9 miles north of Quitman, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph
Vehicle 1: 2004, Ford Explorer
Driver 1: Deceased
Michael Baines, male, 48 YOA, of Quitman, TX.
Transported to UT-Health East Texas – Quitman.
Pronounced by: Hospital Doctor
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling south on FM 69 and entered a side skid exiting a curve in the road to the right. Unit 1 left the roadway to the east and rolled several times.
Weather Condition: Clear/Cloudy
Road Conditions: Wet
Investigated By: Trooper Gary Hayes, DPS Quitman