TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Smith County Fatal
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 1
Date & Time: 5/11/2022 4:09 PM
Location: FM 16, approximately six miles east of Winona, TX.
Posted Speed Limit: 60 mph
Vehicle 1: 2022 Ford E350
Vehicle 2: 2007 Harley Davidson FLHX
Riley C. Walters, female, 22 YOA of Van, TX.
Driver 2: Deceased
Frank Liles, male, 59 YOA of Tyler, TX.
Pronounced by: Judge Mitch Shamburger on scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates Unit 1 was traveling east on FM 16. Unit 2 was traveling west on FM 16. Unit 1 was attempting to make a left turn into a private drive. The driver of Unit 1 fail to yield right of way – turning left. Unit 2 and Unit 1 collided in the west bound lane.
Weather Condition: Clear
Road Conditions: Dry
Investigated By: Trooper Lewis Sullivan, DPS Tyler