Number of Vehicles in Crash: 1 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 10/26/2021 Unknown time of crash.
Location: US 259, one mile north of Henderson, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 70 mph
Vehicle 1: 2015 Nissan Titan
Driver 1: Deceased
Clay W. Kirk, male, 65 YOA, of Longview, TX.
Pronounced by: Judge Jana Enloe
Unit 1 was found on 01/02/2022 by a property owner. Unit 1 and its driver were reported missing and last seen on 10/26/2021. Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling east on SL 571 when the driver disregarded the stop sign at the US 259 intersection. The vehicle crossed all lanes of US 259, entered the north ditch and struck a dirt embankment causing the vehicle to flip. The vehicle came to rest in a wooded area, not visible from the roadway.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Dustin Nichols, DPS Rusk