Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 1 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 4/1/2022 11:00 AM
Location: SH-315, approximately three miles west of Carthage, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 70
Vehicle 1: 2006 GMC Sierra
Vehicle 2: 2016 Nissan Versa
Lou Marie Chance, female, 46 YOA, of Tenaha, TX.
Transported to: UT-Health East Texas – Carthage.
Driver 2: Deceased
Allen Leachman, male, 63 YOA, of Ruston, LA.
Pronounced by: JP Toni Hughes at the scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling westbound on the improved shoulder of SH-315 at a slow rate of speed. Unit 2 was traveling westbound on SH-315 approaching Unit 1. Unit 1 turned left into the lane of travel where it was struck by Unit 2.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Daniel McBride, DPS Carthage