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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Smith County Fatal

Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2              Number of Injured: 1                    Number killed:  1

Date & Time: 1/1/2022 9:01 PM

County: Smith

Location: IH-20, approximately four miles west of Lindale, TX.

Posted Speed Limit: 70 mph

Vehicle 1:  2018 Chevrolet Tahoe

Vehicle 2:  2022 Freightliner Truck-tractor towing a trailer.

Driver 1: Deceased

James F. Morgan , male, 36 YOA, of Shamrock, TX.

Pronounced by: Judge Jon Johnson

Seatbelt: No

Driver 2:

Manveer S. Brar, 24 YOA, of Bakersfield, CA.

Treated and released at the scene.

Description:

Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of IH-20 when it struck Unit 2 head-on.

Weather Condition: Clear

Road Conditions: Dry

Investigated By: Trooper Paul Bickerstaff,  DPS Smith

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