Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 2 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 12/17/2021 10:12 AM
County: Van Zandt County
Location: FM 1651, approximately ten miles south of Canton, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 55 mph
Vehicle 1: 2003, Chevrolet Silverado
Vehicle 2: 2013 Infiniti G37
Alfonso Medina, male, 17 YOA, of Canton, TX.
Transported to Christus Trinity Mother Francis Hospital – Tyler in serious condition.
Passenger: Rachel Bice, female, 22 YOA, of Canton, TX.
Transported to Christus Trinity Mother Francis Hospital – Canton in stable condition.
Driver 2: Deceased
Taylor L. Raper, female, 18 YOA, of Canton, TX.
Transported to Christus Trinity Mother Francis Hospital – Tyler.
Pronounced by: Hospital medical team.
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 traveling west bound FM 1651. Unit 2 traveling east bound FM 1651. Driver 1 recognized driver 2 as an acquaintance and swerved over the center stripe divider towards unit 2 in attempt to scare her. Unit 1 front left struck unit 2 front left.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper James Cosper, DPS Canton