TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Gregg County Fatal
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 1/3/2022 1:55 PM
Location: US 259, approximately 0.5 of a mile north of Longview, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 55 mph
Vehicle 1: 2007 Jeep Wrangler
Vehicle 2: 2019 Honda CMX300 Motorcycle
James Melvin Laney, 77 YOA, of Longview, TX.
Driver 2: Deceased
Michael Wayne Campbell, 74 YOA, of Diana, TX.
Pronounced by: Judge Jameson
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling east on Tryon Rd. attempting to cross US 259. Unit 1 pulled out in front of Unit 2 who was traveling south on US 259. Unit 2 struck Unit 1.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Melissa Goodreau, DPS Longview