Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 12/19/2021 1:23 AM
Location: US 259, approximately 7.5 miles south of the city of Kilgore, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 70 mph
Vehicle 1: 2010, Toyota Corolla
Driver 1: Deceased
Malcom McBath, male, 37 YOA, of Longview, TX.
Pronounced by: JP Jackie Risinger on scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling south on US 259 N in the inside lane of traffic. Unit 1 drifted off the roadway to the left for unknown reasons. The driver overcorrected to the right, crossed both lanes of traffic and traveled off the road to the right in a side skid. Unit 1 struck a tree.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Zachary Mills, DPS Henderson